Siloam Springs, Ark. (October 12, 2007) - John Brown women’s volleyball finished day one of the Grand View (Iowa) Tournament 2-0 after defeating Avila (Mo.) 3-0 (30-22, 30-22, 30-22) and tournament host Grand View 3-1 (28-30, 30-13, 30-19, 30-26) on Friday.
Against Avila, Christi Newton paced the Golden Eagles with 11 kills and seven blocks while Laurae Marty pitched in with nine kills and five blocks. And Britney Kerns and Alyssa Hanson had 23 and 21 assists respectively.
Shannon Proctor led the defense with 15 digs. And Aubrey Junker backed her up with 13 digs and two aces.
In their second game versus Grand View, Marty led the way with 15 kills and six blocks. Amber Wilson also had an impressive stat line with 14 kills, four blocks, and five aces. Kerns topped the assist category with 28 to go along with five aces.
Defensively Proctor picked up 18 digs and Newton had seven blocks.
On Saturday, John Brown (11-11, 4-2) faces Mayville (N.D.) at 9:00 a.m. and Jamestown (N.D.) at 1:00 p.m.