Conner's double-double in vain as Tornados fall to Lions, 3-0

Freshman has 10 kills and 10 digs on Saturday afternoon

Box Score

Mars Hill, N.C. - Kortney Conner led the Tornados on Saturday afternoon with a double-double and Jordei Osby had four blocks against the host Mars Hill Lions, but Evie Tafunai placed in nine kills of her own to pace MHC as the Tornados fell in SAC action, 25-15, 25-20, 25-20.

Conner led Brevard (2-15, 0-11 SAC) on the afternoon with 10 kills in the match, while Jamie Atkinson, Ashlie Morrison and Jordei Osby each had five kills apiece. Bethany Stevenson set up the BC attack with 23 set assists and had a match-high three service aces, while on the backline, Rebecca Schoonover and Conner each had 10 digs.

Mars Hill (8-7, 4-3 SAC) was led by Tafunai as the Lions hit 21.0 percent for the match. Jenna Luke added seven kills and Doneisha had six kills to go with four total blocks in the match. Sarah Paquette set up the MHC attack with 31 set assists, while Maggie Murphy led the backline with a match-high 21 digs in the three sets.

The Tornados return home on Tuesday, October 12th, as Brevard hosts Lenoir-Rhyne University in Boshamer Gymnasium. First serve between the SAC opponents is set for 7 p.m.

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