The Catawba Valley Community College Lady Buccaneers traveled to Toledo, Ohio to compete in the National Junior College Athletic Association Division II National Volleyball Tournament on November 15-17. Catawba Valley faced number 6 seed Moraine Valley Community College for the 10:00 match on Friday morning. The Bucs started the game with intensity and never let up, winning the first set, a close 27-25. The Cyclones of Moraine Valley began set two with an 8 point lead, but the Bucs fought hard and battled back, point by point, to a 31-29 victory. The close loss in the second set, proved to be too much for the Cyclones of Moraine, and they dropped the third set 25-11, giving the Bucs the 3-0 sweep for the match.

The Bucs offense was led by Jenn Beatty with 18 kills. Leah Wells contributed 9 kills, and Ceci Brandon had 5 kills with a .625 hitting percentage for the match. Lacy Goodson and Savannah Dellinger each had 2 aces for the match and Jenn Beatty added 1. Megan Gouge led the blocking game with 5 block assists, Kailey Russell contributed 4 block assists, Ceci Brandon had 2 block assists and Jenn Beatty added a block solo. Lacy Goodson had 31 assists for the match and Leah Wells added 3. Hannah Lewis took over the defense with 29 digs. Leah Wells followed up with 13 digs, Lacy Goodson had 10, and Jenn Beatty added 8.
Catawba Valley will compete against Phoenix College in the 4:30 match on Friday afternoon.

CVCC 3, MVCC 0 (27-25, 31-29, 25-11)

Match Leaders:
Kills: Jennifer Beatty 18, Leah Wells 9, Cecilia Brandon 5
Aces: Lacy Goodson 2, Savannah Dellinger 2, Jennifer Beatty 1
Blocks: Megan Gouge 2.5, Kailey Russell 2, Cecilia Brandon 1, Jennifer Beatty 1
Assists: Lacy Goodson 31, Leah Wells 3
Digs: Hannah Lewis 29, Leah Wells 13, Lacy Goodson 10, Jennifer Beatty 8