BOONE, N.C. – The App State volleyball staff fell to Coastal Carolina, 3-1, on Thursday in Boone.
The Mountaineers return to the courtroom on Friday at 6 p.m. for his or her second bout with the Chanticleers. The match can be broadcasted on ESPN+. Friday’s match will function a Fan Zone with a bounce home in addition to free Chick-Fil-A for App State college students.
Coastal Carolina 3, App State 1
Senior McCall Denny led the Mountaineers in kills, tallying 12 kills on the night time. Fellow senior Sam Bickley led the staff in aces (2) in addition to assists (22). Freshman Maya Winterhoff tallied a team-high of six blocks and fellow freshman Kenady Roper notched 19 digs.
As an entire, App State tallied 57 digs, 45 kills, 44 assists, seven blocks and 5 aces.
The Mountaineers got here again from a two-point deficit early within the first set, overtaking the Chants with a 5-0 scoring run that included kills from Denny, senior Sarah Missroon, and sophomore Lulu Ambrose in addition to an ace from Denny. The Chants answered with a eight-point run to take the lead 15-9. Steadily, the Black and Gold chipped away at Coastal Carolina’s lead, constructing off two three-point runs to tie the rating at 17 all. With the Chants up by one (18-17), App State went on one other 5-0 scoring run with an ace from Winterhoff and 4 errors from the Chants to take the lead 22-18. The Chants struggled to get better as junior Meghan Dombrowski and Missroon prolonged the result in 24-21. Ambrose secured the set, 25-22, for the Mountaineers with a ultimate kill.
The Chanticleers got here out scorching within the second set, scoring six unanswered factors early. The Mountaineers managed to return inside one of many Chants’ lead earlier than CCU pulled away with one other 3-0 run to push the result in 11-6. CCU discovered momentum with a late 5-0 run to increase their result in 21-11, and took the set 25-14.
Tied at one set every, the Mountaineers and Chanticleers went point-for-point early within the third set. A kill from Denny tied issues up at 8-8 and the Mountaineers took the lead 10-9 with back-to-back kills from Dombrowski and Denny. The Mountaineers prolonged their lead of 15-13 with a kill from Ambrose and ace from Roper, and later lead 17-14 after one other kill from Ambrose and error from the Chants. CCU went on a nine-point run to take the lead 23-17 and, regardless of a block from junior Cierra Huntley and Winterhoff in addition to a kill from Denny, took the set 25-19.
Up two units to 1, Coastal Carolina constructed off an early lead. App State tied issues up at 4-4 with a kill from Dombrowski and once more at 9-9 with an ace from Bickley adopted promptly by a CCU error. The Mountaineers took the lead (11-10) after back-to-back kills from Winterhoff and Dombrowski. Coastal Carolina went on a seven-point scoring run to increase its result in 21-13. Dealing with an eight-point deficit, the Mountaineers chipped away at CCU’s lead, however it wasn’t sufficient because the Chants took the set 25-17, and the match 3-1.