BRISTOL, TENN. - The University of Mount Olive women's volleyball team fell in four sets to the Tornado of King University Friday evening in Conference Carolinas competition in Bristol, Tenn.
Score: King University 3, Mount Olive 1 (25-15, 25-20, 23-25, 25-19)
Records: Mount Olive 10-17, 5-8; King University 11-13, 6-7
Location: Bristol, Tenn.
HOW IT HAPPENED
- The Tornado opened up an early lead as they quickly went up 10-3 over the Trojans to start the match.
- UMO pulled within six points, trailing 16-10, before King closed out the first set on a 9-5 run to go up 1-0.
- The second set started more competitively with the teams tying six times before the Tornado gained the three-point advantage, 9-6.
- UMO came within two points of KU several times before the score settled at 21-19.
- King answered with a 4-1 run to close out the set giving the Tornado a two-set lead.
- The third set opened with King taking the early 8-1 lead.
- UMO trailed by as many as eight, 20-12, before the Trojans went on a 7-1 run to trail by two, 21-19.
- Mount Olive closed out the set on a 6-2 run to win the third set 25-20 and put the match at 2-1.
- UMO carried some momentum into the fourth set going up 5-1 out of the gate.
- The Tornado came back to tie and take the lead 8-5, which they would not relinquish the remainder of the match.
- Mount Olive came within one, 13-12, before King closed out the match on a 12-7 run winning 3-1 over the Trojans.
UMO returns to action on Saturday, Nov. 4, as they travel to Banner Elk, N.C. to face the Bobcats of Lees-McRae. First serve is set for 2 p.m. in the Trojans regular season finale.