WINSTON-SALEM, NC – The Winston-Salem Tate Rams (2-4) used a powerful service game and some staunch defense to secure a dominating three-set win over the Bluefield State Blues (0-8-1), Tuesday evening. The Rams put on a dominating performance, winning the match in less than an hour.
The Rams took the win behind a dominating service attack and some tremendous defense to secure the win. The Rams totaled 25 service aces in the match while holding the Blues to just four kills for the entire match. WSSU sophomore libero Myra Wallace totaled seven service aces in the match while senior middle hitter Miranda Taylor added five service aces, and three more Rams totaled three service aces each.
Winston-Salem State dominated each set of the match, winning 25-9, 25-4, and 25-9. The Rams dominated the first set with a nine-point run and a six-point run in the set. The second set was the most impressive as the team held Bluefield State to just four points during the set. The team's best run came when they rattled off 12 straight points to take a 12-1 lead over the Blues before ending the set with the 25-4 win. The Rams closed the match by dominating the third set, 25-9. The team had a 10-point run during that match as well.
With the win, the Rams improve to 2-4 overall. The team will return to action, Wednesday when they open Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA) play against the Fayetteville State Lady Broncos. For more information on Rams volleyball, contact the WSSU Office of Athletic Media Relations at (336) 750-2143 or log on to www.WSSURams.com