Kerrville, Texas – Trinity's ninth-ranked volleyball team earned a 3-0 Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference victory over Schreiner (TX) University on Tuesday night.
The Tigers won 25-23, 25-15, and 25-21 to sweep the match, holding Schreiner to a .039 hitting percentage on the night.
Schreiner led by a small margin early, but Trinity used a 6-1 run to take its largest lead of the first set at 13-9. The Tigers stayed in front until the end when Schreiner scored three straight to tie the set 21-21. Trinity answered by scoring four of the final five points to take the 1-0 lead.
Trinity never trailed in the second set, though the Mountaineers kept it close for a while. Leading just 11-10, the Tigers used a 10-1 run to take complete control of the set and the match with a 2-0 lead.
The Tigers opened the final set with an 8-3 run and looked like they would run away with the sweep. Schreiner rallied for six straight points to take its first lead since early in the first set, and then pushed it to a 13-10 lead several points later.
Trinity scored four straight points to get back into the match and the two teams battled it out down the stretch. The Tigers scored seven of the final nine points to finish off the win.
Trinity pushes its winning streak to 11 matches and holds an overall record of 25-4 this season. The Tigers are also 13-1 in SCAC play.
Annie Rose Leggett was one of two Tiger players with a double-double in tonight's match, producing team highs with 15 kills and 17 digs. She also committed just one error and posted a .500 hitting percentage.
The Tigers are back on the road again this weekend, opening up the SCAC Divisional in Sherman, Texas, against #6 Colorado College and Centenary (LA) College on Saturday, October 26.