First Posted: 9/5/2012 3:40:24 PM | Last Updated: 9/5/2012 3:40:24 PM
Senior setter Tori Verville (Edgewood, Ky./Holy Cross) recorded 38 assists to lead the Thomas More College volleyball team to a 3-0 sweep of Hanover College tonight (Tuesday, September 4, 2012) in a non-conference match at Notre Dame Academy in Park Hills, Kentucky.
With a win, the Saints improve to 2-3 overall and with the loss, the Panthers fall to 2-3.
Thomas More won the match by the scores of 25-19, 25-18 and 25-18. Verville paced the offense with the 38 assists, while sophomore outside hitter Karsen Cronin (Fairfield, Ohio/Fairfield) led the team with 21 kills. Sophomore defensive specialist Kelsey Castiglioni (Harrison Township, Mich./L'Anse Creuse) led the team with two service aces.
Defensively, the Saints had two players with double-digit digs as sophomore defensive specialist Christina Brackett-Newport (Louisville, Ky./Seneca) had a team-high 11 and Castiglioni added 10. Junior middle hitter Tyler Deaton (Lexington, Ky./Lexington Catholic) led the team in blocks with two.
The Saints return action tomorrow (September 5) when they host Chatham University in their Presidents' Athletic Conference (PAC) opener at 6 p.m. at the Connor Convocation Center in Crestview Hills, Kentucky.
Hanover vs Thomas More (Sep 04, 2012 at Park Hills, Ky.)
Thomas More def. Hanover 25-19,25-18,25-18
Hanover (2-3) (Kills-aces-blocks) - Quebe, Sarah 8-0-2;
Burakiewicz,Ashleigh 5-0-2; Hoene, Nicole 3-0-1; Regenauer, Rachel
1-0-0; Keller, Megan 1-0-0; Merritt, Jenny 1-0-0; Miller, Taylor
1-0-1; Hasewinkel, Sarah 1-0-1; Justus, Kylie 0-1-0; Totals 21-1-4.0.
(Assists) - Wagner, Kelsey 12. (Dig leaders) - Justus, Kylie 10;
Thomas More (2-3) (Kills-aces-blocks) - Karsen Cronin 21-1-0; Stacy
Howell 9-0-1; Jessica Knaley 6-0-0; Holly Bronner 5-0-0; Tyler Deaton
4-0-2; Tori Verville 2-0-1; Brittany Rohrkasse 0-1-0; Kelsey
Castiglioni 0-2-0; Totals 47-4-2.0. (Assists) - Tori Verville 38. (Dig
leaders) - C. Brackett-Newport 11; Kelsey Castiglioni 10; Tori
Site: Park Hills, Ky. (Notre Dame Academy)
Date: Sep 04, 2012 Attend: 156 Time: 1:10