Saturday, August 25, 2018

UT defeats Mocs to take tourney title

201803-mvp-1The Lady Vols won a three set match over Chattanooga (25-17, 25-12, 24-15), clinching the Tennessee Classic tournament title. More tonight.

Lily Felts led the match with 13 kills while hitting .600. Tessa Grubbs had 11 kills. Erica Treiber had 7 and hit .500. And Breanna Jeter and Danielle Mahaffey put down 5 each while hitting .500 and .308 respectively. Addison Rowe had 5 blocks, and Treiber and Mahaffey added 3 each. Callie Williams and Sedona Hansen matched each other with 17 assists each. Brooke Schumacher pulled up 15 digs, and Felts and Giana Pellizzon added 7 more each.

The victory moves UT’s current win streak over UTC to 16 in a row, the longest current active winning streak Tennessee has against an opponent.

The Lady Vols hit .386 as a team, their highest percentage since September 2016.

On the weekend, UT outhit their opponents .281 to .107.

Treiber was named the Tournament MVP while Felts and Grubbs were named to the All-Tournament Team.