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Volleyball splits pair of GSAC matches at Maryville

October 10, 2009 Maryville, TN-The Salem College volleyball team split a pair of GSAC matches against LaGrange and Maryville. The Spirits beat LaGrange in 5 sets (25-15, 25-21, 22-25, 24-26, 15-11). Salem lost in three sets to host Maryville (13-25, 15-25, 10-25). Salem improves their season record to 6-15. Christine...

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Featured Athlete of the Week-Christine Tillman

Full Name: Christine Noel Tillman Sport: Volleyball Hometown: King, NC Position: Middle Blocker Height: 6'1 Family: Pam (mother), Curtis (father), Len (brother) Hobbies: Listening to music, her Blackberry, swimming, tutoring This Year in Volleyball: Christine leads the team with 214 kills in the first 21 games. She also leads the...

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Volleyball defeats Peace for first time in three years

October 15, 2009 Raleigh, NC- The Salem College volleyball team beat Peace College on the road in four sets (25-23, 25-22, 14-25, 25-21). Peace defeated Salem ten times in the past three years, but Salem was able to get their revenge in the two teams final match of the season....

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Volleyball loses to Guilford and Methodist

October 17, 2009 Winston-Salem, NC- The Salem College volleyball team lost two matches at home today to Guilford College and Methodist University. The Spirits are coming off of an impressive first victory at Peace College on Thursday night. Guilford beat Salem in three sets (20-25, 18-25, 14-25). Methodist also beat...

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Volleyball defeats Spelman in three sets

October 18, 2009 Winston-Salem, NC- The Salem College volleyball team defeated Spelman College in three sets today (25-11, 25-13, 25-23). The win gives Salem a 4-3 record in GSAC regular season action. Christine Tillman (King, NC) had a dominating match with 19 kills and 7 blocks. Salem improves to 8-17...

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Volleyball defeats Piedmont Baptist for second time

October 20, 2009 Winston-Salem, NC-The Salem College volleyball team defeated Piedmont Baptist College (21-25, 25-18, 25-22, 25-19) for the second time this season. The Spirits traveled up the road to take on PBC, and Sara Maher (Longmont, CO) led the Spirits with 45 set assists and 13 digs. The Spirits...

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Christine Tillman selected as Great South Volleyball Player of the Week

October 20, 2009 LaGrange, GA-Salem College junior middle hitter Christine Tillman is the GSAC Volleyball Player of the Week for the week ending Oct. 18. Tillman had 45 kills in four matches. In addition, she had 34 digs and 15 blocks. She had a double-double of 12 kills and 18...

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Volleyball sweeps season series with JCSU

October 24, 2009 Charlotte, NC-The Salem College volleyball team defeated Johnson C. Smith today on the road (25-17, 25-16, 25-16). This marks the second time that the Spirits beat JCSU this season. Christine Tillman (King, NC) had a very strong match with 19 kills, 1 block, and 4 service aces....

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Volleyball loses last regular season match at Guilford

October 31, 2009 Greensboro, NC-The Salem College volleyball team fell to Guilford College (11-25, 25-23, 13-25, 12-25) in their final regular season match. Salem will now get ready to head into the Great South Athletic Conference (GSAC) quarterfinals match against Spelman College. Randi Roppolo (Weeki Wachee) stepped in for Sara...

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Volleyball defeats Spelman for the third time

November 6, 2009 Maryville, TN-The Salem College volleyball team defeated Spelman College (25-5, 25-21, 25-12) in convincing fashion in the Great South Athletic Conference (GSAC) quarterfinals. This was the third time that Salem defeated Spelman this season. Khadija Layne (Dorchester, MA) led the team with 14 digs. Salem improves to...

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