The RC Volleyball team dropped matches to Lynchburg and Gallaudet in a tri-match held at Turner Gym on the campus of Lynchburg College Saturday afternoon. The Maroons are now 7-7 overall and 1-2 in the ODAC.
The Hornets defeated Roanoke in three sets with scores of 25-20, 25-18 and 25-19. Kelsey Largen led the Maroons with 11 kills and nine digs. Maggie Wagner finished with six kills, 10 digs and two aces. Caitlyn Long had 27 assists, eight digs and three kills while Emily Martin totaled 14 digs and two aces.
In the second match of the afternoon, Gallaudet defeated the Maroons in four games. The Bison took the first game as they rallied back from a 20-8 deficit to win, 25-22. They won the second frame, 25-19, before the Maroons came from behind to take the third set, 25-21. The final set went back and forth, but the Bison won the match, winning by a score of 25-23.
Wagner led Roanoke with 13 kills and 13 digs. Long had eight kills, 12 digs, 30 assists and two aces. Martin and Largen had 15 and nine digs, respectively, while Shannon Stone finished with seven digs and four blocks. Kylie Lucas had five kills and three blocks.
The women were back in action Tuesday against Bridgewater and lost in three sets to a tough ODAC rival.
Next Tuesday the Maroons travel to Lynchburg to meet Randolph College before returning home for an October 2nd game with Virginia Wesleyan at the C. Homer Bast Center.