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Lions' volleyball registers a 1-1 record in final day of action at Charlie Wrublewski Tournament

Sunday, September 08, 2013
by Dane Neumeister

The Lions split two matches on Saturday at the Charlie Wrublewski Tournament, defeating Heidelberg University, 3-0; and losing the DePauw University, 3-1. The Mount, 1-5 on the season, will resume action on Sept. 13-14 at the Wittenberg University Classic, playing four matches in two days.

The Mount swept its first action of the day over the 'Berg, thanks to a combined hitting effort, led by Nicole Sherpensky (Cincinnati, OH/Northwest) and Torrie Whitmore (Mason, OH/Mason) among others. Sherpensky had eight kills and four blocks while Whitmore chipped in seven kills and 24 assists. Emma Beyer (Liberty Township, OH/Mt. Notre Dame) added 10 digs and three service aces in the three-set match.

The Lions won set one in their match against DePauw, 26-24, and played the the next two sets close, losing by 25-22 scores and then dropping the fourth set, 25-19. Sherpensky led the offense again with 11 kills while Whitmore added 34 assists. Stephanie Chisholm (Cincinnati, OH/Oak Hills) had seven kills and four blocks.

Whitmore was named to the All-Tournament team.

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