WHITEWATER, Wis. – The women's volleyball team traveled to UW-Whitewater to play the No. 11 Warhawks on Thursday in the first round of the NCAA tournament. Greenville fell in a 25-21, 25-15, 25-17 decision.
Greenville opened the match on a 7-1 run that forced Whitewater to utilize an early timeout. Greenville pushed the lead to 9-1 with a kill from Allyson Mitchell before Whitewater began their surge. The Warhawks posted three streaks of three straight points and closed the set with five straight points in recovering to gain a 25-21 first set win.
The second set was controlled by Whitewater as they held Greenville to a negative .057 hitting percentage. Greenville could only muster five kills against seven errors in 35 attempts.
The third set saw Grenville hold an early 9-7 lead and held a 13-12 advantage at the mid-point. Whitewater stormed back to take the 25-17 final set win and match victory.
Mitchell was active defensively with 14 digs, and Janisha Pealer had 11 digs.
The Lady Panthers completed their season with a record of 25-8, taking the SLIAC tournament championship for the second straight season and winning the SLIAC regular season championship for a conference record seventh consecutive year.