GREENSBORO, N.C. – UNC Greensboro volleyball (6-9, 0-1) was unable to pick up a victory in its Southern Conference opener on Friday evening, dropping a 3-0 (14-25, 20-25, 23-25) decision to Western Carolina in Fleming Gymnasium. 

Despite either being tied or trailing through the entirety of the first two sets, the Spartans opened up the third set with a 6-0 lead before falling behind in the final set to close out the night.  

Three Things To Know
--Junior Maria Esch once again led the team in kills (12) and digs (14). 

--Freshman Gabriela McHugh paced the team in assists with 25. 

--With the outcome, UNCG now trails in the all-time series against Western Carolina in conference competition 23-22.  

Up Next
The Spartans will return to action tomorrow after when they host ETSU in a match that will start at 5 p.m.     

UNCG Volleyball is celebrating 50 years of wonderful memories dedicated to celebrating current and former student-athletes, coaches and staff who have made an impact on our family. The program will be hosting a special celebration the weekend of Friday, Oct. 18 and Saturday, Oct. 19. 

For more information and a schedule of events, click here.


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