Eagles Roll Over Storm

Eagles Roll Over Storm

The Ashland Eagles got back on track Tuesday as they went on the road and rolled over the Lake Erie Storm in three sets, 25-12, 25-14, 25-20.  The win marks the second victory of the season for the Eagles, who now sit at 2-7 overall and 2-3 in the GLIAC. 

Ashland started off the first set slowly, only holding onto a 10-9 advantage over the Storm. A block by Maureen Johnson and a Storm miscue forced Lake Erie to call a timeout down 12-9. The Eagles then rattled off six kills in a 13-3 run to win the set 25-12. 

AU picked up in the second set where they left off in the first. Up 12-10, Ashland went on a 13-4 run in route to a 25-14 win. They collected 14 kills in the set including five from Alli Cudworth

The Eagles behind 1-0 in the third set marked the only time they trailed in the game. That didn't last long as a Cudworth kill got the game back to even and a Lake Erie attack error put the Eagles ahead for good, up 2-1. Already up 7-5, AU reeled off five kills in a row from the trio of Alli Cudworth, Samantha Zuber, and Casey Clark to extend the lead to 12-5. The Eagles then cruised to the finish where a Maureen Johnson kill capped off the three set sweep. 

Ashland had a total of 39 kills and a hitting percentage of .368.

The loss for the Storm drops them to 2-8 overall and 0-5 in the GLIAC.

AU volleyball will return to action on Friday September 26th at Lake Superior State. The start time is scheduled for 7 pm.