Saturday, October 22, 2016

Women's Volleyball: George Washington 3 Davidson 0

Aaliya Davidson (#11) led all players with 16 kills & 18 points

From our friends at GW Athletics...

GW Volleyball Runs Past Davidson, 3-0

Colonials swing season-high .337 to dismantle Wildcats on Saturday

The George Washington volleyball team swung a season-high .337 in a 3-0 sweep of Davidson on Saturday night at the Charles E. Smith Center. Set scores were 25-15, 25-23, 25-17.

A number of Colonials contributed to the efficient attack, with junior Aaliya Davidson leading the way with a match-high 16 kills.

Chidima Osuchukwu (#8) led all players with 4 blocks

Senior Chidima Osuchukwu added nine errorless kills (.600), six digs and four blocks (two solo, two assists) while junior Kristel Moor swung .474 with 11 kills and seven digs.

11 kills & 7 digs for Kristel Moor (#15)

GW dominated the opening set, swinging .394 (17k-4e-33a) and never trailing en route to a 25-15 win. The Colonials broke a 5-5 stalemate with a 9-1 run to open a 14-6 lead and never looked back.

Frosh Jaimeson Lee (#14) added 4 digs

The teams traded points to open the second set to a 10-10 tie before Davidson created separation with a 10-4 run to open a 20-14 lead.

3 kills for Alexis Lete (#2)

A kill by sophomore Kelsey Clark ignited a furious rally by the Colonials, who scored six straight points to knot the score at 20-20. The teams traded points until three straight kills by Aaliya Davidson put the Colonials ahead 24-22. The Wildcats got one more point back, but Davidson put down a laser just inside the back line to clinch the set, 25-23.

Soph Kelsey Clark (#4) added 8 kills & a game-high 12 digs

The Wildcats opened the third set on a 7-3 run, but once again GW battled back to seize a 10-9 lead on the strength of a 7-2 run. The Wildcats responded with four straight points to pull ahead 13-10, but GW stormed back in dramatic fashion, unleashing a dominant 12-2 run to take a commanding 22-15 lead. The Wildcats could only muster two more points as GW clinched the sweep with the 25-17 win.

Colonials Head Coach Amanda Ault... All smiles

Clark contributed to GW's efficient attack with eight kills (.278) and 12 digs while senior Emily Clemens posted a double-double with 42 assists and 12 digs.

Senior Emily Clemens (#9) led all players with 42 assists & 12 digs

GW will conclude its non-conference schedule on Wednesday evening with a match against UMBC at the Smith Center. First serve is scheduled for 7:00 PM.

Click here for tonight's box score.