Cougar volleyball cruises to three-set sweep of Hocking

Cougar volleyball cruises to three-set sweep of Hocking

NELSONVILLE, Ohio – The Columbus State volleyball team cruised past the Hocking Hawks 25-13, 25-19, 25-9 in a 3-0 sweep on Saturday. The Cougars hit .359 as a team, their highest attack percentage this season. Each Cougar was able to enter into rotation, with the exception of freshman opposite Rachel Ralston, who is out with an ankle injury.

Vicki Osborne, who competed in front of a hometown crowd, had a superb performance on the floor. She hit a.429 on three kills to go along with three service aces, both career-highs for the freshman setter. She also dished out a team-high 16 assists and scooped up six digs.

Kaitlyn Ahrns paced the Cougars with nine kills, hitting a .300 to go along with three digs and two aces. Allyse Rutter tallied seven kills on a .333 attack percentage while Morgan Danec registered a .400 percentage with six kills and no errors. Leah Conway had a career and game high .556 on five kills without committing an error.

Emilee Hall dished out seven assists while Rutter added five helpers. Hannah Wallace averaged a .429 attack percentage with four three kills. Haley Litman and Na'Shay Thurman rounded out the offense attack with one kill apiece.

Leading the defensive effort were Litman and Rafaella Gioffre who scooped up nine and eight digs respectively. Close behind were Katlyn Ray with five and Jada Fain with four digs.

The Cougars improve to 4-5 overall and 2-1 in the OCCAC.