ATLANTA, Ga.—The Transylvania University volleyball team fell in the final two matches of the Emory Classic over the weekend.
The Pioneers were defeated by Randolph-Macon in straight sets 25-22, 25-19 and 25-11.
Transylvania faced a nine-point deficit before pulling to within three at 22-19, but Randolph-Macon took the final three points of the set.
In the second set, the Pioneers battled early holding a 6-6 tie before the Yellow Jackets pulled away to take the set. The momentum carried into the final set for Randolph-Macon as they jumped out to 10-2 lead on their way to the sweep.
In Saturday's second match, the Pioneers faced off against Birmingham Southern and took the first set 25-18. The Panthers, however, rallied to take the next three sets 25-17, 25-21 and 25-21.
The Pioneers take on Baldwin Wallace Friday in the first of four weekend matches at Bluffton University. Friday's match is set for 4 p.m.