(CLEVELAND) – On Thursday, the Truett McConnell University women’s volleyball team clinched a non-conference win over Wesleyan College with a score of 3-0 (25-17, 25-13, 25-19), inside the TMU Volleyball/Wrestling Arena. The Lady Bears improved to a record of 9-13, 5-6 AAC. 

Both teams put up a fight at the start of set one, but it wasn’t until a four-point run that TMU broke away with the lead, which was ignited by a Ranavia Neal kill (20-12). The Lady Bears stole set one with a score of 25-17, and continued to gain momentum as they took a six-point run, featuring three Neal kills and a single Sonya Silecky kill (6-1). A kill by Jordan Roberts sealed a 14 point lead for TMU (23-9), stealing the second set win with a score of 25-13. The third and final set saw the Wolves gain speed, but the Lady Bears were relentless as they secured the sweep with a score of 25-19. 

Roberts and Neal individually led the way with eight kills, followed by Virginia Hudson who had seven kills and Katie Williamson who had five kills. Madyson Dunn recorded 17 digs, Rachel Kessler recorded 10 digs and Taylor Roland and Silecky had seven digs apiece. Deomi Valmus tallied 13 assists and eight digs, followed by Morgan Cox who had  11 assists and eight digs. 

Up next, the Lady Bears are back inside the TMU Volleyball/Wrestling Arena Saturday, where they will face AAC foe, St. Andrews University, with a start time of 1:00 p.m.