Balanced attack leads @DubC_Volleyball

Sophomore Meghan Koch celebrates her second-set ending kill. (Wilmington Athletic Communications Photo)
Sophomore Meghan Koch celebrates her second-set ending kill. (Wilmington Athletic Communications Photo)

CINCINNATI – The Wilmington College volleyball team recorded its first win of the season, beating Berea in straight sets (25-20, 25-20, 25-23) Friday at the Charlie Wrublewski Tournament, hosted by Mount St. Joseph.

HOW IT HAPPENED

  • Wilmington featured a balanced scoring attack as three players, freshman Jillian Wesco (Troy, OH/Miami East), sophomore Amber Rox (Lawrenceburg, IN/Lawrenceburg) and sophomore Meghan Koch (Fayetteville, OH/Fayetteville Perry), all registered eight kills.
  • Wesco added a solo block and two block assists for Wilmington.
  • Freshman Ariel Goforth (Memphis, TN/Bartlett) added seven kills and a team-high 11 digs.
  • Senior Becca Harting (Farmersville, OH/Valley View) also had 11 digs for the Fightin' Quakers.
  • Freshman Lauryn Griewahn (Adrian, MI/Adrian) recorded three of Wilmington's six service aces. She added a career-high 38 assists in the victory.

COACHES CORNER

  • "Tonight was a good win for us," said Wilmington head coach Tim O'Brien. "We finally put all aspects of the game together for three consistent sets. I thought our service receive had a great game tonight. I thought our middles did an exceptional job of scoring points when they needed to. We are looking forward to continuing this tournament on a winning note tomorrow."

WHAT'S NEXT

Wilmington remains in Cincinnati, playing host Mount St. Joseph 11 a.m. Saturday and Cincinnati Christian 2:30 p.m. Saturday.

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