Air Force Volleyball vs. Winthrop

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.
Akokwe Clement
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.

Hilary Keltner (left) sets the ball up for Raquel Rosas (right)
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.

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