UNCW Volleyball swept on the road against Charleston

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The UNCW Volleyball team practicing on Wednesday leading up to the season opener on Friday against North Florida. (Photo: Tanner Barth, WWAY)

WILMINGTON,NC (UNCW Sports)–UNCW seniors Kendall Bender had 10 kills and Madison Peters added nine, but the College of Charleston knocked off the Seahawks a sweep (28-26, 25-20, 25-19) in Colonial Athletic Association volleyball action on Tuesday at TD Arena.

The Cougars moved ahead of UNCW into eighth in the CAA with a 2-6 mark while improving to 5-15 overall. UNCW, meanwhile, fell to 11-10 and 1-7 in the league.

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Molly Russell’s led all players with 12 kills as CofC hit .262 for the match, including a .350 clip in the final set.

Bender added four blocks while junior Anna Weissmann had 19 digs.

UNCW opens a brief two-match homestand on Friday with a 7 p.m. start against Delaware at Hanover Hall.