EUGENE, Ore. – Northwest Christian put up nine blocks and hit .247 as the Beacons swept the Evergreen Geoducks, 25-9, 25-19, 25-21, in a Cascade Conference volleyball match on Friday evening at Morse Event Center in Eugene, Ore.
After the Geoducks kept things close early in the first set, the Beacons scored 11 straight points en route to a 25-9 game one win as NCU took the early lead.
Evergreen was much more competitive in the second frame but Northwest Christian was just a little bit better, putting down 13 kills with five errors on 30 attacks for a .267 hitting percentage.
The Beacons had their worst hitting set of the match in the third frame, attacking at just a .171 clip but it was still enough to hold off Evergreen as the Beacons earned a 25-21 win to clinch the match at three sets to none.
The Geoducks were led by six kills from Brittany Covert (Chino Hills, Calif./Northern Michigan Univ.), who also added three aces on the night. Cassidy Watkins (Tucson, Ariz./Trevecca Nazarene Univ.) put up five kills to go with three aces of her own.
Northwest Christian was led by 12 kills from Tami Brown, the only player on either side of the net with double-digit kills. The Beacons finished with 32 kills and 13 errors on 77 total attacks.
Evergreen will be back in action next Friday when they play host to Oregon Tech. The match with the Owls is set for 7 p.m. at CRC Gymnasium in Olympia, Wash.