ATLANTA - The Mount Vernon varsity volleyball team continued its winning ways on Tuesday night, Sept. 14, knocking off region rival Wesleyan and Providence 2-1 at the Upper Campus Gymnasium.
In the first match of the night, the Mustangs dropped the first set to the Wesleyan Wolves 21-25 before rallying to take the final two sets 25-17 and 15-10 to claim the victory.
In the final match of the night against the Providence Storm the Mustangs dropped the first set 25-27.
But once again Mount Vernon rallied to take the final two sets 25-10 and 15-10 to earn the sweep.
Freshman Taylor Docka led the night with 12 kills, with senior Lauren Roush totaled 11.
A strong service run by senior libero Olivia Ramsey, who notched four aces in a row, extended Mount Vernon's strong lead in the second set against Providence.
Junior Lauren Bell led attackers in the three set win against Wesleyan with nine kills and three aces.
With the two wins, the Mustangs have won 13 consecutive matches.
Mount Vernon's last defeat came nearly a month ago on August 17.
The Mustangs (18-2) return to the court on Thursday, Sept. 16, hosting a tri- match against North Atlanta and Marist.
First serve against North Atlanta is scheduled for 5 p.m. followed by Marist at 7 p.m. at the Upper Campus Gymnasium.
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