CHARLESTON, S.C. – College of Charleston never trailed after the opening point and nine Cougars recorded kills to put CofC back on track with a 3-0 (25-10, 25-7, 25-14) sweep of Alabama A&M in the opening match of the CofC Holiday Inn Classic.
Charleston (9-2) started the tournament strong by dispatching the Bulldogs (0-12) in just over an hour while getting the full squad involved.
The Cougars hit .442 as a team, only making three attacking errors, while converting 10 serves into aces. AAMU hit -.011 with more errors than kills.
Cara Howley led the charge with a match-high nine kills to go with a .533 hitting percentage, her best effort of the season. Sloane White scored six kills with two blocks, while Grace Rebarchak made six kills and also had two blocks.