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Seahawk volleyball sweeps Elon

UNCW Volleyball earned a straight set win over Elon (Source:UNCW) UNCW Volleyball earned a straight set win over Elon (Source:UNCW)

WILMINGTON, North Carolina – Senior Alyssa Desjardins' double-double of 20 assists and 12 digs pushed her over the 1,000 career-dig plateau as UNCW swept visiting Elon 3-0 (25-16, 28-26, 25-19) on Monday at Hanover Hall.

The Seahawks, who ran their record in sweeps to 7-3, improve to 16-11 overall and 6-9 in the Colonial Athletic Association while the Phoenix dipped to 17-14 and 3-11.

Desjardins became just the third Seahawk to surpass the 2,500 assists and 1,000 digs mark, joining Sheldon Plentovich (1989-92) and Ginger Moon (1993-96). The double-double was the 12th double-double of her season and the 38th of her career.

Nicole Lott and Sydney Brock finished with 10 kills apiece for UNCW. Brock led UNCW with five blocks while Desjardins and Maddy Kline paced UNCW with 12 digs apiece.

Ebony Scott and Kam Terry tied for match-high honors with 11 apiece for Elon. Setter Sydel Curry finished with 37 assists and 12 digs for the double-double.

How it happened: Elon committed 28 hitting errors and hit just .122 on the match. UNCW finished with a 10.5-6 advantage in blocks.

Notes: UNCW finished off a season sweep of the Phoenix and have won their eighth straight in the series … The second set saw 11 tie-scores and four lead changes … UNCW committed just one service error for the second time this season … UNCW's 106 attacks were the fourth fewest this season and the Seahawks are 3-1 in those matches.

Up next: UNCW closes out the season on Nov. 13, hosting conference-leading and rival College of Charleston at 1 p.m.

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