VOLLEYBALL AT WILMINGTON

Volleyball dominates at DePauw Invitational to remain red hot

Volleyball dominates at DePauw Invitational to remain red hot

The Muskingum volleyball team dominated play at the DePauw Invitational to remain red hot. The Muskies recorded straight set wins against Wheaton (Ill.), Hanover, Rose-Hulman and DePauw to improve to 11-1 overall.

The Basics

  • The tournament was hosted by DePauw.
  • Muskingum now stands at 11-1 overall. 
  • The Muskies next travel to the Wittenberg Tri-Match on Saturday, September 23 to play the Tigers and Oberlin starting at 2:00 p.m.

Notables

  • Muskingum is off to its best start since the 2008 campaign. That season the Muskies advanced to the NCAA Tournament.
  • Muskingum has only surrendered five sets all season.
  • Following the invitational, freshman Brooke Fatheree and senior Chloe Brandewie were named to the all-tournament team.

How It Happened

  • The Muskies swept past the competition by on Friday by beating Wheaton (Ill.) 3-0 (25-12, 25-11, 25-18) and by beating Hanover 3-0 (25-19, 25-19, 25-21)
  • Muskingum stayed hot on Saturday with straight-set wins against Rose-Hulman (25-20, 25-11, 25-14) and DePauw (25-23, 25-20, 25-18).
  • Brooke Fatheree led the net attack with 55 kills. She also added 36 digs.
  • Senior Taylour Fatheree added 36 kills 16 blocks.
  • Brandewie had 31 spikes and six blocks.
  • Freshman Erin Dickson recorded 129 assists and had four service aces.
  • Senior Courtney Nestoff recorded 64 digs to help pace the backline.
  • Junior Jordan Youngs had 42 digs.

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