Graves-Brown sets kills record in sweep over Albright, Pitt-Greensburg

Graves-Brown sets kills record in sweep over Albright, Pitt-Greensburg

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Wesley College women's volleyball team opened up play at the Catholic University of America Tournament on Friday with a pair of three-set sweeps over the Albright Lions and the Pitt-Greensburg Panthers.

Tionne Graves-Brown broke the Wesley career kills record with a 13-kill performance in the opening match win over Albright (25-22, 25-16, 25-10).

Graves-Brown broke the previous mark of 769 kills set by Lilia Brekke '10. She also notched 11 digs to record a double-double and added two service aces,

Jessica Tynes registered nine kills while Codi Ziolkowski and Courtney Olson tallied six kills apiece. Ziolkowski also blocked five attacks.

Lindsay Burg dished out 21 assists while Teghen Vogelsang recorded 14 assists. Mary Getty chipped in with three blocks. 

The Wolverines continued their roll with another three-set sweep over Pitt-Greensburg in the nightcap (25-12, 25-14, 25-23).

Three Wolverines collected double-digit kills in the victory. Graves-Brown and Tynes both picked up double-doubles against Pitt-Greensburg. Graves-Brown had 11 kills and 12 digs while Tynes recorded 10 kills and 10 digs. Ziolkowski tallied a match-high 12 kills on 20 attacks. Ziolkowski and Graves-Brown also blocked three attacks respectively. 

Caelli Clifford dug out 18 attacks and dropped in two service aces. Burg and Vogelsang had 23 and 15 assists respectively.

The Wolverines (4-2) will conclude the Catholic University of America Tournament tomorrow when they take on William Peace Pacers and Ursinus Bears. The first match starts at 10 a.m.