Friday, September 20, 2019

Vols beat Bucs

Tennessee defeated ETSU in a sweep this evening (25-23, 25-12, 25-13). More details tonight.

UPDATE: Tessa Grubbs led the match in kills with 17. Danielle Mahaffey had 10, Morgahn Fingall 8, and Ava Bell 7. With 5 kills on 8 attacks, setter Sedona Hansen hit .625. Bell hit .600. And Alyssa Andreno averaged .429. Fingall paced the team with 6 blocks. Andreno and Bell added 4 more each. Giana Pellizzon had a career high 17 digs. Madison Coulter dug up 12, and Hansen 9. Hansen put up 37 assists as well.

Tennessee hit a season high .376.

The Lady Vols held ETSU to 2 team blocks, 29 points, and 26 kills — those are the 10th, 17th, and 24th fewest respectively by an opponent in a match during the rally scoring era.

With a crowd of 1,974, Tennessee had the 7th largest home crowd in school history.

So far out of the 8 matches played in 2019, 5 of them rank in the top 50 highest attended home or away Lady Vol matches since 2001 (at Baylor, vs Illinois, at Illinois, vs ETSU, at Michigan State).