LOUISVILLE, Kentucky - The Earlham College volleyball team picked up a pair of victories on Saturday, defeating Crowley Ridge College 3-0 (25-19, 25-14, 25-19) and Boyce College 3-1 (25-9, 25-15, 25-27, 25-22) to improve to 11-4 on the season.
In the victory over Crowley Ridge, freshman Julia Stewart led the way offensively with 18 kills and a .424 attack percentage. A trio of Quakers, sophomore Shannon Pittman along with freshmen Carly Federinko and Shelby Marshall, each added five kills. Sophomore setter Lauren Jackson dished out 35 assists while junior Megan Hedinger (19), sophomore Sydney Ameluxen (14) and freshman Izzy Cardwell (10) all recorded double digits in digs.
Statistics for Crowley Ridge were not available.
In the win over Boyce, every healthy Quaker got in the match. Earlham hit a .167 clip as a team. Stewart again led Earlham with seven kills with a pair of sophomores, Skylar Muckway and Angelica Carpio, both added six kills. Jackson had 34 assists while Hedinger turned in another 20-dig performance.
As a team, Earlham had seven blocks and 11 service aces.
Statistics for Boyce were not available.
Earlham improves to 11-4 with the pair of victories, marking the first time since the 2007 season the Quakers have won 10 matches or more. Earlham hosts Cincinnati Christian University on Thursday before opening Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference (HCAC) play at Manchester next weekend.