Sea Gulls soar to three-set win at Mary Washington

Sea Gulls soar to three-set win at Mary Washington

FREDERICKSBURG, Va. – The No. 20 Salisbury University volleyball team continued its run against Capital Athletic Conference opponents, winning 15-straight matches against CAC foes, following a 3-0 win against the University of Mary Washington on Wednesday night.

Salisbury (19-1, 3-0 CAC) cruised to the win, the team's 13th of the season in just three sets, with scores of 25-13, 25-20, 25-17.

The Sea Gulls took the early lead in the first set and never looked back. The Eagles' best chance to grab a set came in the second, as Mary Washington opened up on a 7-1 run. But the Gulls would not be outdone, chipping away at the lead and claiming the win in the second set.

Salisbury was led in the match by senior middle hitter Chelsea Glowacki, who hit .571, with 12 kills on 21 swings and no errors. She also had seven digs and chipped in with three blocks.

Classmate Kelly Vieira had 10 kills on 21 attempts to go with three blocks and 11 digs. Senior Carley Todd also had 11 digs with six kills (on just nine attempts) and 28 assists in the win.

As a team, Salisbury had just nine attack errors in the three sets, while the Sea Gull defense held Mary Washington (5-5, 1-1 CAC) to a .068 hitting percentage in the match. Kaitlynn Wickersham and Kayla Crawford led the way for the Eagles with seven kills apiece.

Salisbury will return to action this Saturday, Sept. 29, when the Sea Gulls host a tri-match against Rivier University, at 11 a.m., and Virginia Wesleyan College, at 3 p.m., at Maggs Physical Activities Center. Rivier and Virginia Wesleyan will play each other at 1 p.m.

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