CHATTANOOGA -- Cumberland University’s volleyball team opened the 2008 season in style Monday afternoon with a lopsided 3-0 victory at Tennessee Temple.
CU won the first game 25-4; the second 25-5 and the third by a score of 25-11.
Middle hitter Katie Ball, a 2007 first team all-conference selection, had seven kills while Joni Simpson and Tracy Smallwood chipped in with four each.
Sophomore setter Taylor Denny contributed 17 assists.
Cumberland returns to action this afternoon for a match with Crichton College in Jackson.
Friday, CU travels to Mayfield, KY for a 2 p.m. match with Mid-Continent University.