Volleyball Earns Road Split Against Cross Keys, Lovett


MV Athletics | 9/8/2023

ATLANTA - The Mount Vernon Varsity Volleyball team earned a road split on Thursday night, Sept. 7, defeating the Cross Keys Indians 2-0 before falling to the host Lovett School Lions 0-2 at the Wallace Gymnasium.

In Mount Vernon's victory against the Indians, the Mustangs controlled the offensive flow of the match, winning the first set 25-7 and dominating the second set 25-6.

Mount Vernon finished with 18 aces, 22 kills and 22 assists as a team.

Emmy Heller led the way with nine aces while Taylor Docka, Abby Ethridge, Sydney Brice and Maggie McKenzie each netted two.

Claire Jacobsen was the leader in kills with five with Charlotte Goerdel, Docka and McKenzie totaling three each.

Heller was the leading player in assists, finishing with all 22 as well.

In the Mustangs' match against the Lions, Mount Vernon dropped the first set 12-25 and could not recover in the second set, losing 11-25.

Docka led the team with four kills overall.

The Mustangs (10-10) are back on the court on Saturday, Sept. 9, competing in the North Cobb High School Warrior Invitational.

Multiple matches are scheduled throughout the day and will begin at 8 a.m. at North Cobb High School in Kennesaw, Ga.


About The Mount Vernon School
Established in 1972, The Mount Vernon School, serves over 1,250 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.