Tigers Bounce Back and Sweep JWU

Tigers Bounce Back and Sweep JWU

Denver, Colo.- The DePauw University volleyball team bounced back from Saturday's losses, to sweep Johnson and Wales University (Denver) (25-17, 25-17, 25-17) to close out the weekend.

The Tigers came out strong in the first set, quickly taking a commanding 10-2 lead. DePauw continued its attacking onslaught recording a total of 13 kills and finishing the set with a .241 hitting percentage.

In the second set, JWU put up a bit more of a fight in the beginning, but the Tigers 17 kills kept the Wildcat's offense at bay. With just three errors in set two, DePauw bolstered a .368 hitting percentage and finished the set 25-17.

The third and final set JWU jumped ahead early, catching the Tigers on its heels. Fortunately, DePauw regained its composure following a Tiger timeout and went on a 6-0 run to take the lead.

DePauw's ability to find its opponents defensive gaps proved to be too much for the Wildcats, who were unable to recover from the strong attacking efforts of the Tigers.

The Tigers improve to 12-8 with its victory of JWU and continue to play on the road on Thursday, Oct. 17, to face Kenyon College. Match time is set for 6 p.m.