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FRANKLIN SPRINGS, Ga. — The Barton College women’s volleyball team could not hold a 2-1 lead Tuesday night and saw its season come to a close with a 25-21, 20-25, 23-25, 25-12, 15-10 loss to Emmanuel College in the quarterfinal round of the 2019 Conference Carolinas tournament at Shaw Athletic Center.
Barton, the No. 3 seed out of the East Division, finished with an 11-13 record. Emmanuel, the No. 2 seed from the West, improved to 18-12 and faces host Belmont Abbey in the semifinals.
For Barton, junior Kaytlin Elkins led the offense with 22 kills, while freshman outside hitter Allison Gambill had a double-double of 16 kills and 18 aces.
Emmanuel’s Taylor Roberts led the Lions with 16 kills. Jessica Gray had 13 kills and 12 digs.
The match marked the final contest for Barton’s lone senior, Kelsey Riquelme.