No. 19 Pirates Win At Augusta State, 3-0, On Saturday
AUGUSTA, Ga. - The No. 19-ranked Armstrong Atlantic State University volleyball squad shook off a rough first set to claim a 3-0 Peach Belt Conference win over host Augusta State on Saturday afternoon at the Christenberry Fieldhouse in Augusta, Ga.
The Pirates (14-0, 2-0 PBC) extend their best start since 1999 with the win, while Augusta State fell to 6-10 overall and 1-3 in the Peach Belt with the loss.
Armstrong hit .286 as a team in the victory and the Pirates were led by junior Amanda Jones, who notched 11 kills and hit .308, as well as junior Leia Pittman, who hit .438 with 10 kills and four blocks. Junior Ashley Seal tallied 31 assists and sophomore Jessica Santaniello notched 14 digs.
Augusta State had three players with six kills apiece - Jessica Hanson, Alex Rohlfing and Mandy Irizarry - to lead the Jaguars, while Krystin Wahlig collected 24 assists and Collette Richards added 12 digs.
The Pirates return to action on Friday, September 30, hosting UNC Pembroke in a Peach Belt Conference match at 7:00 p.m.