ST. AUGUSTINE, Fla. – In a Halloween showdown in St. Augustine, Fla., the Augusta University women's volleyball team couldn't hold off the Flagler Saints in a 3-1 Peach Belt Conference loss Saturday afternoon.
Augusta (14-12, 5-10 PBC) continued their road trip towards the coast to meet the Flagler Saints (18-5, 11-3 PBC) and despite an early lead, the Jags fell in four sets.
The Jags were up 16-8 in the middle of the first set and controlled the scoring for the majority of play. Flagler stayed on pursuit and cut the score to 20-19. Augusta senior Kailla Baptiste, sophomore Paige Elliott, and freshman Savanna Gonzales each had three kills in the opening set to help the Jags take a 25-23 victory.
Flagler was down 1-0 in the match and won three-straight sets on their home floor to steal the day. Megan Hooks led the Saints with 14 kills and Jenea Reddick had 13. Augusta had a .087attack percentage to Flagler's .201.
The Jags host Erskine for a non-conference match in Christenberry Fieldhouse on Tuesday, Nov. 3 at 7:00 p.m.
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