Shenandoah Sweeps Past Royals In Winchester

Amy Goodman earned her first double double of the year, and second of her career. (photo by Scott Eyre)
Amy Goodman earned her first double double of the year, and second of her career. (photo by Scott Eyre)

The Royals struggled to get their offense in gear Wednesday night at Shenandoah, dropping a 3-0 ODAC match in Winchester, Va.

The Hornets out-hit EMU, .224 to .057, to claim the women's volleyball sweep.

Eastern Mennonite (8-19/2-9 ODAC) wraps up the year Friday night at Bridgewater. Game time in Nininger Hall is 7:00pm.

Shenandoah (10-15/4-7 ODAC) started out quickly in Wednesday's match, riding a 7-2 start to a 25-16 finish. The Royals led early in the second set before SU closed on a 13-4 run in a 25-17 decision. EMU led by as many as four points in the third set and still at 21-20 before the Hornets finished the night with a 5-0 streak to win, 25-21.

Amy Goodman (Midlothian, Va./Midlothian) picked up a double double with 10 kills and 12 digs. She also had two of EMU's seven service aces. Maria Yoder (Manheim, Pa./Hempfield) added four kills and a pair of aces. Setter Carly Gingerich (Goshen, Ind./Goshen) had 14 assists and eight digs.

Ginny Sorrell (Spotsylvania, Va./Spotsylvania) had 10 digs with two aces, while libero Tarynn Clark (Goshen, Ind./Bethany Christian) led all players with 20 digs.

Emily Cheatwood racked up 19 kills to lead Shenandoah.