FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
PFEIFFER SPORTS INFORMATION
Saturday, October 3, 2009
MAKE IN NINE-IN-A-ROW FOR WOMEN'S VOLLEYBALL IN A 3-0 SWEEP AT BARTON

Story Courtesy of Barton Sports Information

WILSON, N.C. – Conference Carolinas leader Pfeiffer University defeated Barton in a three-game sweep, 25-17, 23-21, 26-24, in women’s volleyball action on Saturday afternoon in Wilson Gymnasium. With their ninth-straight victory, the Lady Falcons climb to 9-1 in conference, and 12-6 overall. The Bulldogs fall to 5-4 and 9-11.

Pfeiffer was led by senior middle hitter Brittany Dickens (Wake Forest, NC) with 11 kills, 3 blocks, and 12 digs. Freshman outside hitter Abbie Ovbey (Mt. Gilead, NC) contributed 10 kills and 2 blocks, while freshman setter Vanessa Gerig (Towanda, IL) dished out 24 assists with 3 aces.

Leaders for Barton include junior setter Macon Harmon (Durham, NC) with 28 assists and 7 digs, junior defensive specialist Kristin Peschock (Statesville, NC) with 12 digs, and junior middle hitter Mel Ritter (Wescosville, PA) with 10 kills and 8 digs.

Pfeiffer returns to conference play on Wednesday at 6:30 p.m. at Queens.