WINCHESTER, Va. - The Guilford volleyball team finished out the regular season with a 3-0 (26-24, 25-22, 25-21) sweep over Shenandoah University on Saturday afternoon. The Quakers' 18 wins match the most since the 1995 season when Guilford finished 18-12.
The match was close from the start. During the first set, Shenandoah (9-19, 3-9 ODAC) tied the match at 18-18 and then again at 24-24 to force extra points. However, the Quakers saw a kill from Jasmine Gaines and a Hornets ball handling error to secure the 26-24 win.
In the second set, Shenandoah took a quick lead before Guilford (18-7, 9-3 ODAC) rallied on several Hornets attack errors to gain the advantage. The Quakers went on to secure the set by a score of 25-22.
The third set saw several ties early on before the Quakers took control of the lead for good at 14-13. Guilford finished out the set with a 5-2 run to earn a 25-21 set win and 3-0 match victory.
Sabrina Semo led the way for Shenandoah with 11 kills. Megan Hillyard recorded a team-high 19 assists and Gabby Conradazzi contributed 13 digs.
Guilford's 9-3 Old Dominion Athletic Conference (ODAC) record matches the best conference mark since the 1997 season.
Coach Emily Gann's Quakers will host a quarterfinal ODAC Tournament contest on Wednesday, November 6. The opponent is to be determined once the final pairings are announced by the conference office.