The Belmont Abbey women's volleyball team opened its home schedule with a 3-0 loss to Southern Wesleyan this evening before 400 inside the Wheeler Center. The Warriors won by scores of 25-21, 25-19 and 25-19 as they improve to 7-3 overall and 1-0 in league play, while the Abbey slips to 1-10 overall and 0-2 in Conference Carolinas.
Defensively, Schellenberg and Julie Newell tied for the match high with 12 digs apiece. Tabitha Simms chipped in with seven.
Norwood recorded a strong night at the net, as she registered three block assists and three block solos.
Belmont Abbey will look for its first conference win Saturday afternoon at 1:00 when hosting North Greenville.