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Saturday afternoon, the No. 23 Golden Eagles volleyball squad continued their dominant WHAC play with a 3-0 sweep over Lawrence Tech (25-9, 25-18, 25-12). Cornerstone advances to 3-0 in the conference and 9-2 overall. The Blue Devils fall to 0-3 in the conferences and 9-12 overall.
Lawrence Tech took the first point of the match on Saturday but the Golden Eagles came back strong scoring four straight points. Cornerstone did not look back and went on to dominate set one, 25-9, with set point coming off a Blue Devil hitting error. Cornerstone totaled a team 15 kills in the opening set while Lawrence Tech was held to only 4 kills.
The second set the Golden Eagles found themselves in a tough battle with points going back and forth between the squads. Cornerstone's Cailie Johnson was able to help push the Golden Eagles forward when she was able to knock down three kills in a row. After a timeout by Lawrence Tech, the Golden Eagles came out even stronger; therefore, taking the second set, 25-18, from the Blue Devils.
The Golden Eagles rode their momentum into the third set and raced out to a 16-8 lead. Cornerstone continued their dominant attack with the team tallying 16 kills while Lawrence Tech had a .156 attack percentage. Cornerstone took the third set to win the match with the final score of 25-12.
Leading the Way
Abby Miedema led the Golden Eagles with 12 kills while Kim Weaver and Chelsea Lake notched 9 kills respectively. Murphy Heyer collected a match-high 14 digs and Cailie Johnson had two blocks. Weaver totaled 35 assists and Heyer chipped in with two aces.
After their second home match in a row, Cornerstone begins their 5-match away streak as they head to Livonia, Mich., against No. 18 Madonna on Wednesday. Match is set for 7 p.m.
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