MONTGOMERY, W.Va. – The University of Rio Grande volleyball team worked its way back to the .500 mark for the season, cruising to a 3-0 win over West Virginia University Tech, Tuesday night, at the Neal Baisi Center.
The RedStorm (5-5) blasted the Golden Bears by scores of 25-11, 25-18, 25-10.
Head coach Billina Donaldson substituted freely throughout the match, with all 16 players on the URG roster seeing action.
Sophomore middle blocker Betsy Schramm led Rio with 11 kills, while senior outside hitter Whitney Smith finished with six digs.
Junior setters Kelsey Martin and Kayla Landaker had 20 and 18 assists, respectively, while junior defensive specialist Nicole Ogg had a match-high three service aces.
Senior middle blocker Erin Sherman and sophomore middle blocker Morgan Daniels had two blocks apiece for the RedStorm.
Summer Stokley had four kills and three blocks to pace WVU Tech (0-3), while Kylie Whitney and Haley Pauley also had four kills each.
Jaymee Hannan added nine assists and Noelle Day had five digs for the Golden Bears.
Rio Grande returns to action this weekend at the Gary Wolf Invitational hosted by Lourdes University. On Friday, the RedStorm will face Lourdes at 1 p.m. and Siena Heights University at 5 p.m. Saturday’s schedule shows tilts with OSU-Marion at 10 a.m. and with Lawrence Tech at noon.