ATLANTA, Ga. – Guilford College's volleyball team (0-3) concluded play in the Emory University Classic with a loss to eighth-ranked Johnson & Wales (R.I.) University Saturday. The Wildcats improved to 2-1 on the season with the 25-13, 25-17, 26-24 victory.
Guilford fought hard in the third set and came back to tie the score at 24-24 before Johnson & Wales closed out the frame with two straight kills to secure the match victory. Leading the Wildcats offensively was Kate Walker with 11 kills on .556 hitting. Brylee Frank added a team high 36 assists while Elyssa Nicolas contributed 15 digs.
The Quakers were led by Jasmine Gaines with seven kills and three blocks. Senior setter Tina Eucker registered a team-leading 18 assists and Bryce Smith recorded 10 digs. Christian Ritter added nine digs and three service aces.
Guilford welcomes Pfeiffer University to Ragan-Brown Field House Wednesday, September 4 for a 7:00 p.m. home-opening match.