The Army West Point Volleyball team completed a sweep of its two-game Pennsylvania road trip with a 3-0 win over Lehigh on Saturday. "Overall great win for the team!" Head coach Alma Kovaci Lee said. "Lehigh is a good team, so this is an accomplishment for us. Our defense was good and different hitters shined at the right time" It took some time for Army to get going in this one, as they fell behind 7-2 in the first set. But the Black Knights were able to rattle off nine consecutive points to jump in front and eventually take the first set 25-19.
The team hit .419 in the first set with Emmy Barnhorst leading the way with 7 points. The teams battled it out in the second set, with the lead changing hands seven times in the frame. Army was able to grind it out, taking the set 25-23. "It was great to see us win that second set when it was a tight game," Kovaci Lee said "We were mentally tough and were able to close it out." The Black Knights stormed towards the finish at the start of set three, taking the first 10 points. Lehigh would not go away quietly, fending off four consecutive set points before Army was able close out the set 25-21 to win the match. Read more.