Mount Olive Falls In Four To North Greenville

Mount Olive Falls In Four To North Greenville

Tigerville, S.C. - The University of Mount Olive women's volleyball team fell in four sets to the Crusaders of North Greenville University on Friday evening in Tigerville, S.C., in Conference Carolinas action.

GAME INFORMATION
Score: North Greenville 3, Mount Olive 1 (25-15, 18-25, 25-19, 25-11)
Records: Mount Olive (7-19, 1-10 CC); North Greenville (16-11, 8-5 CC)
Location: Tigerville, S.C.

HOW IT HAPPENED
Play-by-Play

FIRST SET

  • UMO opened the first set on a 4-1 run before the Crusaders came back on a 4-0 run to take a 5-4 lead.
  • The teams traded points as the score tied up five times, last at 10 all, before NGU took a five-point lead following a 7-2 run by the Crusaders.
  • Mount Olive tallied three points throughout the remainder of the set as North Greenville went on to take the first set 25-15.

SECOND SET

  • North Greenville took the first couple points before Mount Olive went on a 5-2 run taking a 5-4 lead through the opening services.
  • UMO went up by two points a few times before NGU came back to tie the game at 12 all.
  • The Trojans broke away on a 7-0 rally that included four kills and three Crusader errors to give UMO a 19-12 lead.
  • Mount Olive was able to hold off the rallying North Greenville team tallying the six points needed to take the second set 25-18.

THIRD SET

  • The Trojans carried the momentum into the third set as they opened play with an 8-4 run.
  • NGU countered with a 5-0 run to take a 9-8 lead.
  • UMO tied the set at 10 all before the Crusaders took off on a 7-3 run to hold a 17-13 lead over the Trojans.
  • A 4-2 run by Mount Olive put them two points down, 19-17, but the Crusaders held off the rallying Trojans to win the third set 25-19.

FOURTH SET

  • The fourth set began pretty evenly as the teams sat 6-5 with the Crusaders holding the slight advantage.
  • NGU took a 6-2 run taking a 12-7 lead before UMO cut the lead to three on a pair of points putting the score at 12-9.
  • North Greenville then took off with the set going on a 13-2 rally to win the fourth set 25-11 and the match 3-1.

NEXT UP

Mount Olive is back in action on Saturday, October 27, as they take on the Warriors of Southern Wesleyan University at 2 p.m. in Central, S.C. Make sure to keep up with all things Trojan Athletics by following us on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.