The Greensboro College volleyball team bounced back from a disappointing 3-0 (22-25, 23-25, 16-25) morning loss to Emory & Henry by beating Methodist 3-2 (25-15, 18-25, 25-21, 19-25, 15-8) on Sunday afternoon.
Against Emory & Henry, the Pride held leads late in the first two sets but were unable to fend off a pair of rallies by the Wasps to fall behind 2-0.
In set one, Greensboro took a 19-16 lead before being outscored 9-3 down the stretch. In the second set, The Pride were on top 23-17 but saw Emory & Henry close it out with an 8-0 run. The Pride took the lead early in the final frame but could not hang with the Wasps in the decisive 25-16 final.
Greensboro recovered nicely against Methodist in the afternoon. The Pride dominated the first set 25-15 before taking a 25-18 loss in set two. Greensboro went ahead again after three with a 25-21 win but could not put the match away in the fourth, losing 25-19. The Pride pulled away in the decisive fifth set for a 15-8 victory.
Greensboro finished the opening weekend at Averett with a 3-1 mark. The Pride will be back in action on Tuesday night at Salem. Match time is slated for 7 p.m.
Note: Stats for the Hollins, Roanoke and Methodist matches will not be available until Monday or Tuesday. Please check back for updates and full statistical boxscores.