CARROLLTON, Ga. - A huge week of big tests on the floor at The Coliseum ended on a positive note for West Georgia volleyball on Saturday evening, as the Wolves won in three sets over the Auburn-Montgomery Warhawks.
The Wolves came into the week undefeated in GSC play, but were set to face a trio of teams that came into the week with a combined 32-11 record. With Saturday’s win West Georgia ends the week with a 2-1 record in the three matches and end the homestand was one of three teams tied for second with a GSC record of 4-1.
As a team, the Wolves hit .227 on the evening, led by freshman Carrington Terrell, who had 13 kills and six blocks. West Georgia held AUM to a .120 hitting percentage, with libero Emilee Harris leading the way with 23 digs in the contest.
The Wolves took the first set 25-22 after building an early 9-3 lead, then holding off a hard-charging AUM team late in the set. The Warhawks came out strong in the second set, building an early 7-1 advantage. The Wolves clawed their way back into contention, and down 17-16, UWG closed the set with a dominating 9-1 run to win 25-18.
Terrell was a big piece of the puzzle in that run, accounting at least in part for seven of the final 10 points of the second set.
In the final set, the two teams battled back-and-forth until the Wolves scored the final two points on a McKenna Wharton kill followed by a block from Madi Fleming and Tierra White to end the match.
Terrell and Angelina Webb were the only players with double-digit kills, with Webb adding 10. Fleming has 41 assists in the match, while Webb and Kaylyn Buchanan added 10 and 13 digs, respectively.
The Wolves will be on the road next weekend, taking on West Alabama on Friday followed by a battle at Mississippi College on Saturday.