The Austin College volleyball team swept the first day of the 17th Annual Austin College Classic on Friday, topping Howard Payne and Concordia-Texas each by scores of 3-0 to improve to 3-2 overall this season.
In the team's first match against HPU, the 'Roos won by scores of 25-17, 25-7, 25-18 with Shelby Eaves registering 12 kills to lead the way. Kelly McDaniel notched 27 assists and Adrienne Reynolds had 21 digs to pace the 'Roos in those respective categories.
In the final match of the evening, Austin College topped Concordia-Texas by scores of 25-20, 25-18, 25-16 with Eaves once again recording 12 kills while Ally Ahlberg added 10. McDaniel again led the 'Roos with 30 assists and Reynolds had 22 digs in the match.
The 'Roos take the court three times tomorrow for the second day of the Austin College Classic, taking on Schreiner at 9:00 a.m., Rhodes at 3:00 p.m. and Dallas Christian College at 5:00 p.m.
Austin College athletic teams participate as a member of the NCAA Division III and the Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference.
About Austin College
Austin College is a leading national independent liberal arts college located north of Dallas in Sherman, Texas. Founded in 1849, making it the oldest institution of higher education in Texas operating under original charter and name, the college is related by covenant to the Presbyterian Church (USA). Recognized nationally for academic excellence in the areas of international education, pre-professional training, and leadership studies, Austin College is one of 40 schools profiled in Loren Pope's influential book Colleges that Change Lives.