First Posted: 9/30/2009
DOBSON The Surry Community College volleyball team will be hosting a Dig Pink event Oct. 8 against Piedmont College at 6 p.m. in the campus gym.
The event will promote breast health education in the community, as well as assist with raising funds to help eradicate breast cancer.
Surry is asking those attending the game to help make a statement by wearing something pink.
A limited supply of pink Surry volleyball T-shirts will be available prior to the game for $10 each.
While admission will be free, everyone is encouraged to make a donation to the Side-Out Foundation, which raises money for breast cancer research nationally through volleyball.
For more information about the event, contact Mark Tucker at [email protected] or 386-3217.
Over the weekend the Kinghts defeated Vance-Granville in straight sets by scores of 25-16, 25-8, and 25-16.
Saturday Surry jumped out to a 6-0 lead on the Vanguards in the first set, and trailed only once during the match.
The Knights were led by outside hitter Megan Stanley with fifteen kills while Mallorie Vogler and Patty Murphy added ten kills each.
Defensively, Brittany Draughn notched fourteen digs from her libero position.
We came out a little flat, but during the second and third sets, we played some of the best volleyball we have played all year, stated Surry coach Jan Marion-Kiser. We just need to be more consistent in our overall play.
On Friday, the Knights defeated Louisburg College, taking the match in three sets by scores of 25-11, 25-20, and 25-12.
Surry received solid front court play from several players including Hannah Fulk, Cassie Durham, Amber Owens, Murphy, Stanley, and Vogler.
The Knights backcourt turned in another solid performance against the Hurricanes led by Draughn and defensive specialist Taylor Moxley while setter Caitlin Voigt led the team in assists.
Overall, we didnt play all that well at Louisburg, but we found a way to get the job done. stated Marion-Kiser.
The Knights (9-0) will take on Catawba Valley on Tuesday evening at 6 pm. The game will be held in the campus gym and admission is free.