In a match filled with several long rallies throughout the night, the Bulldogs of Alabama A&M defeated the Devilettes of Mississippi Valley State 3-0 (25-21, 28-26, 25-21).
In front of a crowd of nearly 200 on MVSU's Senior Night, the match kept fans on their feet as several big blocks and even bigger kills sounded off in the R.W. Harrison Complex.
For Mississippi Valley State, senior Kantessa Bryant in her last match at the Harrison Complex finished with a game-high 12 kills along with seven kills, three aces and four blocks. SWAC Preseason Player of the Year Maura Moed had seven kills, two aces and two blocks.
For Alabama A&M, Clarissa Moore led the Bulldogs with 11 kills while Lydia Adeosun added eight kills and three digs. Courtney Jenkins and Karensa Beckford each had seven kills in the match.
Both teams are now looking forward to the 2009 SWAC Women's Volleyball Tournament to be held November 21-22 in Grambling, Louisiana.