WINTER PARK, Fla. (October 23, 2013) – The Rollins volleyball team suffered a 3-1 (20-25, 25-20, 19-25, 17-25) decision to the No. 2 Tampa Spartans on Wednesday at Warden Arena on the Tars’ annual Dig Pink Night.
Camille Indest led the Tars with 16 kills, a career-high four service aces, four digs and three blocks, while freshman Ruth Harrington added 11 kills and five digs. April Jackson chipped in with 40 assists.
The Tars were off to a great start in the opening frame as the set saw seven ties and two lead changes. Ruth Harrington registered the final tie of the set at the 17-all mark on a kill, but a kill by Holly Reschke gave way to the Spartans 25-20 win. Tampa (.222) held Rollins to a .026 hitting percentage.
In the second set, Rollins rallied from behind to even the score, first at 8-all, on a service ace by Harrington. The Tars were able to play point-for-point with the second-ranked Spartans and pulled away after a 13-all tie on a kill by Aroon Duncanson. Rollins won the second set 25-20. Indest recorded six of her 16 kills in the second frame.
Rollins was unable to keep momentum going out of the intermission as they dropped the third set 25-19 and the fourth set 25-17. Berkley Whaley recorded 11 of her 20 kills in the third set.
Marissa Lisenbee and Holly Reschke join Whaley with double-figure kills with 12 and 11 each.
Rollins will be back in action on Saturday, Oct. 26 when the Tars travel to Lakeland to face the Florida Southern Mocs at 4 p.m. Fans can follow the action live on the Tars Sports Network at RollinsSports.com.