Mount Olive, N.C. – In its final home match of the season, the University of Mount Olive women's volleyball team dropped a three-set match to King University in Conference Carolinas action Saturday afternoon.
Score: King 3, Mount Olive 0 (28-26), (25-16), (25-20)
Records: Mount Olive 10-16 (5-9); King 11-13 (10-4)
Location: Kornegay Arena
How It Happened
- The Trojans came out of the gate fast taking and early lead and continuing to push King.
- UMO looked to pull away late in the set as Mount Olive held a 22-17 lead.
- Late in the frame, King found its swing, as the Tornado used a 12-5 run to win the set.
- Feeding off the momentum from the first set victory, King took control early.
- UMO attempted to mount a comeback at the midway point, but could not string points together.
- King looked to put the Trojans away early in the third, but Mount Olive showed plenty of fight.
- The Trojans closed within 22-20, but could not hold off King as the Tornado finished the match on a 3-0 run.
- Leading UMO with eight kills each were junior Mackenzie Call and freshman Natalie Perez.
- Freshman Kamber Skeen recorded a team-best 28 assists.
- For the second-straight match junior Britni Johnson led the Trojans with 13 digs.
Mount Olive hits the road for the final two matches of the regular season. The Trojans face North Greenville University on November 4 before battling Southern Wesleyan University on November 5.