Centre College completed an undefeated run to the Centre College Classic title Sunday, beating Hanover and Transylvania.
The Colonels (9-3) defeated Hanover 30-15, 30-23, 30-11 and Transy 31-29, 30-21, 30-16.
"We were really fired up going into this match (against Hanover)," Centre coach Stephanie Dragan said. "I thought they were going to give us a better match, but our team stepped up and shut down their freshmen outside hitters."
Leah Ballinger, who was named tournament MVP, had 33 assists, a solo block and a block assist. Freshman Sarah Burger, who made the all-tournament team, had 13 kills. Kate Bennett and Danielle Norman each had six kills, Megan McElveen had 12 digs and Lisa Fryman had 10. Whitney Faust had a solo block and a block assist.
Centre started off slowly against Transy, but regrouped for the win.
"We came out flat and underestimated Transylvania," Dragan said.
Burger finished with 17 kills, while Faust had 13 kills and two solo blocks. Ballinger had 47 assists and 11 digs and Kate Bennett had 11 kills and three aces. McElveen totalled 14 digs and Fryman had 11.