Air Force Volleyball vs. Winthrop

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Backed by a .309 hitting performance, the Air Force volleyball team opened the 2014 season with a 3-0 sweep of Winthrop on Friday, Aug. 29 2014 in Colorado Springs, Colo. Hosting the Falcon Classic, in Honor of Amy Svoboda, Air Force defeated the Eagles 25-22, 25-22, 25-22 in straight sets to improve to 2-0 in season openers at Falcon Court under head coach Matt McShane.
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Akokwe Clement
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Akokwe Clement (left) and Raquel Rosas (right)

Junior Maggie Sherrill led all players with 14 kills, while classmate Akokwe Clement added 13. Sherrill, who hit at a team-leading .444 clip, was one of four Falcons to produce averages over .300, as fellow juniors Taylor Parker and Raquel Rosas hit .400 and .375, respectively.
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Hilary Keltner (left) sets the ball up for Raquel Rosas (right)
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Hilary Keltner (left) Raquel Rosas (right)

Senior Hillary Keltner accounted for 36 digs and a team-best eight kills, while Clement, Rosas and Parker each posted three blocks, including a solo stop by Clement. Rosas rounded out the Falcons’ scoring leaders with pair of aces.

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Shelly Spires
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Taylor Parker (left) and Akokwe Clement (right)
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Emma Dridge

 

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Rebecca Bates

 

 

 

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