The Centre College volleyball team won its first two matches Saturday in the Centre Invitational.
The Colonels opened with a 21-30, 30-24, 30-19, 30-24 win over Roanoke in which Kate Guthrie had 16 kills, Whitney Faust had 15 and Lisa Fryman had 14.
Leah Ballinger had 48 assists, two solo blocks and three block assists and Ellie Exner had four service aces.
Centre again came from behind in its second match, rallying to defeat McMurry 26-30, 34-32, 30-28, 33-31.
Guthrie had 21 kills and 19 digs for the Colonels, and Adair Howell, playing at outside hitter for the first time ever, had 17 kills. Kate Bennett added 16 kills and Faust had 12.
Faust also had three solo blocks and six block assists, while Ballinger had 59 assists.
Exner added five aces.
Centre plays La Grange at 9 a.m. today, and a win would assure the Colonels of a spot in the 3 p.m. championship.