Buccaneers sweep Savannah State

Charleston Southern had one of the top hitting performances in program history on Tuesday night as the Buccaneers swept visiting Savannah State inside the Buc Dome, 25-9, 25-22, 25-7.

The Bucs (1-3) picked up their first win of the 2015 season in their home opener, connecting on a .402 hitting percentage from the floor in the straight sets win. The .402 hitting percentage is the eighth-best in CSU volleyball history as the team hit .481 in the first set and .524 in the clinching third set in recording the win over the Tigers.

Katrina Houston led the Bucs offense on the night with nine kills, hitting .600 from the floor in the match. Meredith Parrott, Kylie Klein and Addison Kaderli all had six kills to supplement the CSU offense. Cassidy Greer (14) and Brooke Green (10) both reached double-digits in set assists in setting up the Bucs attack.

Defensively, Ashley Higginbothem led the Bucs with 17 digs, while Taylor Allman finished with eight in the match. Klein led the Bucs at the net with two blocks.