Volleyball bounces back with first win of season

The volleyball team defeated UNC-Asheville in straight sets, 25-16, 25-21, 25-20 to pick up its first win of the season in the South Carolina Invitational Saturday morning.

Junior Elyse Burkert led the way for the Owls with 17 kills, while sophomore Tiffany Connatser added 35 assists and junior Gabriella Matuatia held things down on defense with 15 digs.

Temple will have a chance to make it a winning streak later today when it takes on the Akron Zips at 5 p.m. to conclude the weekend.

Brandon Stoneburg