JACKSON, Miss. – The Birmingham-Southern volleyball team swept the Belhaven Blazers to grab their first win of the season. The Panthers recorded 13 aces as a team in this three set match.
The Panthers came out hot in the first set, going on a 5-point run early on that gave them a 7-2 lead. The serve game gave the Panthers a huge advantage in the first set. The team had a total of 6 aces in the first set out of their total 13. Alyssa Coats and Kate Powell both had 2 aces a piece in the set.
In the second set, the Panthers went on another run that allowed them to gain an 11-4 lead. The Panthers did not let up as they extended their lead 20-11 and eventually finished the game out with an impressive 5-point run to end the set 25-12.
After falling behind in the beginning of the third set, the Panthers proved their strength to make a 7-point run that brought them to a 9-5 lead. Ally Mildenberger had a pair of aces during that stretch to help the team out. The final set ended 25-16. The Panthers dominated the match start to finish.
Birmingham-Southern 1-1 Overall (0-0 SAA), Covenant 0-1 Overall (0-0 ASC)
SET Summary
SET ONE: 25-18 Birmingham-Southern
SET TWO: 25-12 Birmingham-Southern
SET THREE: 25-16 Birmingham-Southern
News and Notes
> Four Panthers recorded 3 aces each
> Kennedy Dickens led with 12 kills, a .458 hitting percentage and 5 blocks
Up next
The Birmingham-Southern volleyball team will regroup before taking on #15 Mary Hardin-Baylor at 7 p.m. tonight. 

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