King sweeps UVa-Wise for win No. 25 of 2010
WISE, Va. - King College picked up a 3-0 sweep at UVa-Wise Thursday for the Lady Tornado's 25th win of the season.
The Lady Tornado used set scores of 25-17, 25-11 and 25-23 for the victory. The decision boosted King to 16-2 in three-set matches this season and 25-8 overall.
Morgan Machen (Kingsport, Tenn.) had a team-best 17 kills. It was her fourth highest total of the season. Sarah Van Goethem (Aurora, Colo.) added 11 kills for her seventh double-digit kill total in the last 10 matches.
Rachel Harding (Abingdon, Va.) totaled 16 digs.
In the first meeting against UVa-Wise of 2010, on Sept. 14, King won with a similar 3-0 score, 25-15, 25-12 and 25-15.
With the victory, fourth-year head coach Chris Toomey has won 25 matches in each season giving him a career record of 109-44. The Lady Tornado also have won seven straight over UVa-Wise in regular season play.
UVa-Wise slipped to 11-22 on the season.
Next for the Lady Tornado will be a trip across the state line to play Virginia Intermont College Friday at 6:30 p.m.