NEW ORLEANS, La. - The Spring Hill College volleyball team took a 3-0 non-conference road victory away from Xavier University (La.) by the scores of 25-16, 25-13, 25-22 on Wednesday night in The Barn.
Freshman Sha Sha Buchanan from Mobile's McGill-Toolen Catholic High School led the way for the Badgers with 11 kills while junior Yiting Cao of Shanghai, China, had nine kills, 12 digs and three service aces.
Freshman setter Taryn Nash from Independence, Mo., handed out 32 of the Badgers' 35 assists and McGill-Toolen's Meredith Donald hauled in 12 digs as libero.
As a team, SHC earned a .375 attack percentage against the Gold Nuggets (4-14) with 42 kills, seven aces, 41 digs and four total blocks.
Spring Hill College has now won nine consecutive matches, losing just one set during the current streak.
Spring Hill (14-2) will visit Montgomery, Ala., this weekend to play in the Faulkner University Invitational beginning on Friday at 11:30 a.m. versus Brewton-Parker College (13-5).