The Evangel University volleyball team bounced back with a pair of wins Saturday to close out action at the Crusader Classic, blanking John Brown, 3-0, after a 3-1 win over Tabor College.
The Crusaders put together a solid defensive effort in the first match with 17 team blocks against Tabor. Morgan Kensinger continued to lead the way adding 11 blocks, as Allie Dunton-Moss tallied 21 digs. Four other Crusaders finished with double figure digs while Heather Gahm and Emma Lander each tallied five blocks.
The afternoon match saw Evangel roll past John Brown in straight sets. Kensinger recorded her second straight match with double figure blocks as the senior posted 10 blocks and Dunton-Moss added 21 digs.
A balanced offensive attack helped the Crusaders in the sweep of John Brown, as three different players hit over the .300 mark including Sandy Mohr who hit. 467 in the win.
INSIDE THE BOX SCORE
– The Crusaders hit .246 as a team against John Brown recording just six errors in the entire match.
– After Brianna Justis saw her streak of double-doubles end Friday, she posted her 11th of the season against Tabor to help pace the Crusaders.
– The sweep against JBU was the first for Evangel since a 3-0 win over William Woods on Aug. 25 and just the third of the season.
Evangel starts conference action on the road Tuesday night against Avila. First serve from Kansas City is scheduled for 7 p.m.