Mustangs Take Region Matches Against Weber, St. Francis


MV Athletics | 9/7/2022

ALPHARETTA, Ga. - The Mount Vernon Varsity Volleyball team picked up two region wins on Tuesday night, defeating the Weber Rams 2-0 before taking down the host St. Francis Knights 2-0.

In the first match of the night, the Mustangs took the first set 25-21 and slammed the door to complete the match victory with a 25-6 win in the second set.

Sophia Van Name led the team with 20 assists and eight aces while teammate Lauren Bell totaled eight kills.

Kate Dawson paced the Mustangs with eight digs as well.

In the nightcap, the Mustangs rattled off two wins over the Knights, 25-22 and 25-11.

Dawson managed seven aces and 12 digs while Van Name racked up 17 assists.

Taylor Docka finished with five kills as well.

Mount Vernon is now 4-1 in region play and has won seven of its last 10 matches dating back to August 27.

The Mustangs are back on the court on Thursday, Sept. 8 hosting a tri-match against Whitefield Academy and Atlanta International.

First serve against the Wolfpack is scheduled for 5:30 p.m. and against the Eagles at 7:30 p.m. at Mount Vernon's Upper Campus Gymnasium.

Established in 1972, The Mount Vernon School, serves over 1,200 students in preschool through grade 12 on our 40-acre Atlanta campus. As a leading visionary independent school, Mount Vernon’s brand of innovation and entrepreneurship has emerged over the last decade, impacting schools in the US and across the globe through Mount Vernon Ventures, a research, strategy, and consulting division of the School. In addition, in 2021 the School launched a global online program for grade 9-12 to meet the needs of today’s flexible family. Through established partnerships with Fortune 500 companies, non-profits, and civic environments, our mission is to design a better world...together.