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Alabama Hands Paladin Volleyball 3-0 Loss

TUSCALOOSA, ALA. – Senior Katherine Hall and junior Kelly Kirby each recorded nine kills to lead the Furman volleyball team in the Paladins' 3-0 (25-20, 25-14, 25-23) loss at Alabama in the second round of the Bama Bash Friday night in Tuscaloosa, Ala. 

The Crimson Tide won set one 25-20 and set two 25-14, before the Paladins came back to build an early 10-7 lead in the third set.  The two teams battled to a 22-22 tie but Furman was unable to hold off a late surge by Alabama, as the Crimson Tide took the last set 25-23 for the match victory.

Freshman Sarah McCarthy led the Paladins with 15 assists, and sophomore Natalie Braun recorded a team-high 10 digs.  Braun and sophomore Caroline Adams each posted five blocks in the match. 

Furman (2-3) will face Toledo Saturday at 11 a.m. in the final round of the Bama Bash in Tuscaloosa, Ala.