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Maiden grad Abby Smith goes up for a kill
Maiden grad Abby Smith goes up for a kill.
photo courtesy of Catawba Valley Community College Athletics

CVCC Volleyball Falls in Five Sets to Wake Tech

The Catawba Valley Community College volleyball program lost a five-set thriller to Wake Tech in conference action on Friday at the Tarlton Complex.

The Red Hawks won the first two sets of the match 25-22 and 25-19 before dropping three extremely competitive sets against the Eagles — 21-25, 23-25 and 13-15.

Abbey Smith led CVCC on the attack with a team-high 12 kills, while Grace Kilby also recorded double-figure kills with 10.

Red Hawk setter Jordan Schlageter helped aid her team’s attack with a team-high 34 assists.

Defensively, libero Grace Nelson tallied a team-best 29 digs. Gracie Harrington and Smith also reached double digits in digits with 18 and 12, respectively.

Also on defense, middle hitter Alexia Cunningham recorded seven blocks, outside hitter Grace Kilby recorded five blocks and both middle hitter Mauria Cannady and Smith each recorded three blocks.

The Catawba Valley Community College volleyball team returns to action on Tuesday for another home conference contest against USC Lancaster at the Tarlton Complex. Match time is set for 6 p.m.