Rio volleyball pummels Alice Lloyd

By Randy Payton - For Ohio Valley Publishing

PIPPA PASSES, Ky. — The University of Rio Grande closed out the regular season portion of its Kentucky Intercollegiate Athletic Conference schedule by routing Alice Lloyd College in straight sets, Friday night, at the Grady Nutt Athletic Center.

The RedStorm ran their record to 24-7 overall and 8-4 in the KIAC as a result of a 25-11, 25-5, 25-4 victory over the Eagles.

Alice Lloyd slipped to 1-17 overall and 0-10 in league play with the loss.

Rio Grande had 24 service aces in the win, including eight by junior Kayla Briley (Marion, OH). Briley also finished with 26 assists.

Junior Chandler Brown (Stockdale, OH) added 24 digs and five service aces in the win, while freshman Taylor Overly (Chillicothe, OH) had four service aces and eight digs.

Junior Autumn Snider (Marion, OH) had a .600 attack percentage and three solo blocks for the RedStorm, while sophomore Aleah Pelphrey (Piketon, OH) had a .470 attack percentage for the night.

Rio Grande returns to action Saturday afternoon in a tri-match hosted by St. Andrews University. The RedStorm will face Montreat College at noon before squaring off with the host Knights at 2 p.m.

Randy Payton is the Sports Information Director for the University of Rio Grande.

By Randy Payton

For Ohio Valley Publishing