TULANE 3, COLLEGE OF CHARLESTON 1 (20-25, 25-19, 25-22, 25-17)
New Orleans, LA – Tulane responded with a purpose after dropping the first set to College of Charleston, powering through to take the next three sets and earn a spot out of the semifinals and into the 2018 NIVC championship game.
The Green Wave (29-8) will travel to Iowa State (20-13) for the final, which will be held at 7:30 ET on Tuesday, Dec. 11.
Tulane got kills from Erika Hansel and Lexie Douglas to polish off the third set, and the Green Wave hit .333 to ease to victory in the fourth set. Douglas finished with 14 kills; Dayne Kern added 13 kills, and Kayla Dinkins added 11 kills. Kaylie McHugh chipped in with 24 digs.
The Cougars (24-12) got 17 kills from Devon Rachel; Lauren Freed had 13 kills and 10 digs, and Kennedy Madison had 10 kills. Allison Beckman closed with 42 assists and McKala Rhodes finished with 20 digs.