Bison win fourth straight match, Jeter leads the way with 21 kills
STEVENSON, Md. - The Gallaudet University volleyball team remained perfect in the Capital Athletic Conference on Tuesday night as the Bison came away with a 3-1 victory over Stevenson University on the road at Student Union Gymnasium. GU dropped the first set 23-25 before the Buff and Blue rattled off three straight set wins 25-20, 25-21, 25-21 to win their second conference game this season.
Senior Justine Jeter (Noblesville, Ind.), the reigning CAC Player of the Week, had a game-high 21 kills and 15 digs. The double-double is the fourth for Jeter this season.
Gallaudet (8-6, 2-0 CAC) has won four straight matches, six of the past eight, after a sluggish 0-4 start to the season.
Senior Amanda Krieger (Carmel, Ind.) added 16 kills and 11 digs for her fourth double-double this season. Jeter and Krieger combined to knock home 37 out of the 56 team kills. Senior Shana Lehmann (Frederick, Md.) made a team-high 27 digs while freshman Ann Whited (Fishers, Ind.) added 21 digs and six kills. Sophomore Paige Johnson (North Richland Hills, Texas) passed out 48 assists in the win.
Stevenson (7-8, 1-2 CAC) was lead by junior Alex Mercer's 15 kills and five blocks and freshman Avery Gabbard's nine kills. The Mustangs had five players recorded 10 or more digs led by Alexa Carney and Amy Rudolph who made 18 digs apiece.
Gallaudet will next host University of Mary Washington on Thursday, October 1, at 7 p.m. in the Field House. It is "Dig Pink" night for the Bison. All fans are encouraged to wear pink to the game. Donations from the game will be sent to the Side-Out Foundation to raise funds and awareness in the fight against Breast Cancer. If you can not make the Thursday night match but still would like to help the Bison and make a donation please visit their online donation page here: https://www.side-out.org/application/teams/team_page/1694.