Bonito Sparks Crusaders to Win over Lees-McRae

Bonito Sparks Crusaders to Win over Lees-McRae

BELMONT, N.C. -- CassidyBonito posted her fourth triple-double of the season and Mackenzie Chrapliwy and Andie Meredith both reached double figures in kills as Belmont Abbey defeated Lees-McRae 3-1 (25-15, 25-27, 25-15, 25-15) in Conference Carolinas women's volleyball action Saturday.

With the win, the Crusaders improve to 5-10 overall, 2-0 in league play. The Abbey has won all four matches at home this season.


  • Bonito tallied 11 kills, 23 assists and 19 digs. She entered the weekend tied for the national lead in triple-doubles.
  • Chrapliwy tallied 11 kills and 10 digs, while Meredith added 10 kills.
  • Paige Rawlins earned her first career double-double with 11 assists and 34 digs.
  • Belmont Abbey outhit the Bobcats (3-9, 1-1) by a .123 to .055 count.


  • Belmont Abbey continues its homestand on Tuesday when it welcomes Converse to the Wheeler Center.
  • The match will start at 7 p.m.