VB: Hornets Deny Badgers 3-0

VB: Hornets Deny Badgers 3-0

JOHNSON, Vt. – The Johnson State College volleyball team fell to Lyndon State College 3-0 in a non-conference match on Tuesday evening at Carter Gym.


Lyndon (2-10, 1-2 NAC) started strong with a 25-10 set win, preventing Johnson (0-12, 0-3 NAC) from stringing together multiple points in a row and going on two 5-0 runs through the set.


The Hornets jumped out to a 6-1 lead to start the set, but the Badgers hung around within five through most of the set. Lyndon was able to pull away at the end and took a 25-18 win.


The teams traded the lead through the opening part of the third set. After Johnson was able to pull the score to 18-17 in favor of Lyndon, the Hornets went on a 7- 3 run to take the 25-20 victory.


Kimberly Reville (Burke, N.Y.) led the Badgers with five kills and added two assists, two aces and four digs. Elyssa Kornbrath (Manchester, Conn.) notched three assists, two aces and four kills.


Johnson will travel to Green Mountain on Saturday for matches against Green Mountain, UMaine-Presque Isle and SUNY Delhi.