BRYN ATHYN, Pa. – Hannah Dewees posted 12 kills and a .409 hitting percentage as the Bryn Athyn College women's volleyball team is back at .500 thanks to a 3-0 (25-8, 25-18, 25-7) victory over Cheyney University in a non-conference match Thursday night in Asplundh Field House.
As a team, Bryn Athyn (3-3) hit a season-best .345 and had 14 service aces.
The Lions put together a strong first half, recorded 10 kills and only one error on 22 attempts. Led by two service aces and a kill from Dewees, Bryn Athyn snapped a two-all tie with an 11-1 surge to open up a 13-3 lead. Wood and Juritsch each added a kill. A 6-0 run, which included three straight Levan aces, extended the advantage to 22-7.
Four straight points midway through the second set, three on Cheyney (0-2) errors, allowed the Lions to pull away and take a 13-9 advantage. Cheyney managed to close the gap to three, but Bryn Athyn five of the final six points in the set, including the final three in a row, to take a 2-0 set lead.
Bryn Athyn quickly put the final set away as the Lions, led by three Dewees kills, scored the first nine points of the set. After Cheyney scored back-to-back points, the Lions ran off eight more points, two on Cogmon kills to push the lead to 17-2.
Virshawna Campbell had eight kills and five digs to lead the Wolves.
Bryn Athyn has a quick turnaround to prepare for its next match as the Lions make the short trip to Penn State Abington for a non-conference match on Friday, Sept. 14 at 7 p.m.