Coker got off to a hot start winning games one and two with scores of 30-24 and 32-30 respectively, but UNC-P came out firing on all cylinders in games three and four. The fifth game of the match was a back and forth battle that eventually saw the Braves come away with the victory.
Senior Margaret Madison/Savannah, GA, led the Cobras with 21 kills, 19 digs and four aces, while Megan Haupt/Summerville, SC, and Samantha Cliborne/Goose Creek, SC, each had 12 kills, while Haupt also had 14 digs. Kelsey Carlson/Osweego, IL, and Natalie Schembra/Hilton Head, SC, had 26 and 16 digs respectively, while Courtney Butrym/Columbia, SC, had 54 assists in the match.
For UNC-Pembroke, Jessica Hartley/Summitville, IN, had 15 kills and six digs, and Rachel Young/Leesburg, VA, had 13 kills in the match. Rebekah Niesborella/
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