CARROLLTON, Ga. - The West Georgia Wolves played perhaps their most complete match of the year on Friday evening, blasting the visiting Tuskegee Golden Tigers 3-0 at The Coliseum in non-conference action.
Freshman Anjelina Webb led the Wolves with 14 kills in the match, committing no attack errors on the night for a .538 hitting percentage. She and setter Madi Fleming powered the Wolves' offenseto 37 kills in the match with a team hitting percentage of .346. Fleming was also errorless on the attack, picking up four kills in the victory in addition to 31 assists in the match.
West Georgia was hitting on all cylinders early in this one, as Tuskegee had the first serve of the match, giving the Wolves a point with an attack error. At that point, McKenna Wharton went on serve and delivered 10 straight points for UWG as the Wolves went up 11-0 early in the match. With UWG leading 24-6, the Golden Tigers went on a shorter 3-0 run, but a kill from Autumn Burnette closed out the set with a 25-9 victory.
In the second set, the Wolves jumped out to a 16-6 lead, this time with freshman Niah Bruce on seven-straight serves to build the 10-point advantage. West Georgia kept Tuskegee at bay and Burnette again picked up the final point of the set with a pair of aces. The second set was Webb's best, as she had five kills to lead the Wolves in that frame.
The final set saw an identical score to the second set, as West Georgia led 12-8 early, then turned on the jets, outscoring the Golden Tigers 13-6 down the stretch for another 25-14 victory. Devon Dickey picked up the final point of the match on a service ace.
The Wolves move to 3-21 on the season and will host Montevallo and Augusta in a tri-match on Saturday afternoon. West Georgia and Montevallo will play first at 1PM, followed by the Falcons and Augusta before the Wolves and Jaguars will play the final match.