Jones, Rams sweep past MTSU, 3-0

The Basics

  • Score: VCU 3, MTSU 0 (25-20, 25-21, 25-15)
  • Records: VCU (3-6), MTSU (1-7)
  • Tournament: MTSU Invitational
  • Location: Murfreesboro, Tenn. – Alumni Memorial Gymnasium
Opening Volley
  • Senior Kalah Jones continued her strong start to her final year with 15 kills, while hitting .423 for the match to lead the VCU volleyball team to a 3-0 sweep of the host school at the MTSU Invitational.
  • Freshman Sahbria McLetchie added 11 kills and three service aces in the victory. It was the second time in her young career that McLetchie notched double-digits in kills.
  • Redshirt freshman Indigo Thompson dished out 34 assists for the second straight match.
  • Overall, VCU hit .355 for the match and came up with 18 blocks on the afternoon.
Key Moments
  • VCU's offense was impressive in the first set, hitting .500 as a team, but MTSU wouldn't make it easy. The two teams battled to an 18-18 tie, but that's when the Rams took over, scoring seven of the set's next nine points to get on the board first.
  • The second set was all Black & Gold as they ripped off eight straight points to take a 13-5 advantage and never led MTSU closer than four the rest of the set.
  • It was much the same in the third set with the Rams blowing open a 9-9 tie with a 9-3 run, which turned into a 24-15 set victory to clinch the 3-0 sweep.
What's Next
  • The Rams are back in action later tonight when they take on Seattle University. First serve is set for 6 p.m.

 

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