Eagles take first SoCon match of the season

Jackie Gutknecht

The Georgia Southern University volleyball team opened the Southern Conference portion of its schedule with a 3-1 win over Wofford College on the road.

Senior outside Meredith Paskert led the Eagles with 16 kills, three digs, a pair of service aces, and hit .333. Senior outside Moriah Bellissimo tallied 13 kills, 15 digs and two blogs for the Eagles as well.

With a 2-1 lead in the match, after WC took the third set, GSU used a 7-1 run to break away in the fourth. The margin never dropped below four points the rest of the set.

GSU takes on its second SoCon team, Furman University, tomorrow at 4 p.m.