Toledo Volleyball Triumphs over Akron, 3-2

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The Toledo volleyball team took advantage of the home crowd on Saturday night inside Savage Arena as the Rockets triumphed over Akron, 3-2. The Rockets went a perfect 2-0 over the weekend in their first home Mid-American Conference weekend of the season.

Three players earned double-digit kills for the Rockets with senior Saige Thomas leading the way with 13 kills. Fellow senior Rachel Vidourek tallied 10 kills while freshman Chloee Kleespies earned 10 kills and led the Rockets with a .346 attack percentage.

Junior Carly Townsend recorded her third double-double of the season after registering 41 assists and 13 digs against the Zips. Townsend had a stellar weekend, collecting 76 assists and 21 digs.

Defensively, the Rockets were dominant at the net recording 10 blocks with Vidourek leading the charge with five. Over the weekend against Ball State and Akron, Toledo recorded 21 total blocks.

With the home weekend sweep, the Rockets are now 2-2 in MAC play and 7-9 overall. UT will continue its four-game homestand next weekend as Toledo squares off with defending MAC Tournament champion Northern Illinois and Western Michigan.