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Eagles Win Fifth Straight

nadia valle

Bridgewater, Va. - The Bridgewater College volleyball team defeated the Mary Baldwin University Fighting Squirrels on September 20. This marked the Eagles fifth straight win as they move to 9-2 on the season.

The Eagles jumped out to a commanding 21-9 lead in the first set. A solid service run from Jessica Bissmeyer featuring kills from Emily Hanger and Nadia Valle put the Eagles up 1-0.

Victoria Wilson served fifteen straight points in the second and ended the set with a kill of her own. She currently leads the ODAC in assists and assists per set, averaging 9.72 a set. She would finish the night with 29 assists.

The Eagles wrapped up the match with a solid team performance in set three, highlighted by three kills each from Hanger and Bissmeyer. Hanger led the team with eight kills and a .889 hitting percentage. Bissmeyer and Deja Booker added seven each, with Bissmeyer also contributing a team high 12 digs. The Eagles had eleven service aces in the match.

Bridgewater travels north to Baltimore to take on Goucher College and Misericordia University in a tri-match on Saturday, September 22. The Eagles return home on September 25 to face Piedmont International for their annual Dig Pink Match.