CHARLOTTE, N.C. – The Coker College women's volleyball team dropped a tight South Atlantic Conference contest 3-2 to the Queens University Royals on Saturday (Sept. 17) afternoon.
Queens jumped on the Cobras early in the match by controlling the first set of play with a 25-14 final. Coker responded in the second set by forcing Queens to use a timeout and rallied from an early deficit to only trail 14-13.
The Cobras kept chipping away at the Royals lead and used a service ace from Christen Bragg to jump out to a 21-19 lead. Both squads exchanged scores until two straight kills from Bethany Prochnow sealed the 26-24 second set victory.
Coker used another rally in the beginning of the third set to propel themselves to a 25-18 victory. Trailing 4-3, the Cobras notched six-straight points to gain an 8-4 lead. Two kills from Bethany Prochnow and two kills by Madison Bingle highlighted the six-point scoring streak.
The Cobras maintained their lead during the third set and Bethany Prochnow added another kill for the set-winning point. The Royals went on to win the fourth set 25-18 and fifth set 15-7 for the 3-2 match victory.
The Cobras will be back in action when they travel to Catawba on Tuesday (Sept. 20) for a 6 p.m. match.