Freshman Erin Cooke collected a team-high 15 kills and a team-high 30 assists on Tuesday night. Junior Erin Eulitz also recorded a double-double with 11 kills and 17 digs. Sophomore Sydney De Jong had a .435 hitting percentage with 12 kills on the night. Sophomore Allie Wright and freshman Lauren Talbert each picked up nine kills. Freshman Trinity Williams chipped in with eight kills. Sophomore Taylor Farmerpaced the Blue Hose with 20 digs. Sophomore Sierra Jones tallied 26 assists.

The Blue Hose started quickly on Tuesday night, as they were able to get out to a 16-9 lead in the first set. The Spartans would inch their way back into the set to bring their deficit to four, only for PC to take an eight point advantage, 22-14. Upstate would battle back and score seven of the next eight points, but the Blue Hose would put away set number one. Cooke recorded seven kills and seven assists in the set.

In the fourth set, the Blue Hose found themselves behind the Spartans quickly. After trailing by four, PC evened the score at 11 and marched forward. Upstate continued to match the Blue Hose, with the pair of teams trading points for 12 straight points. Once the set was tied at 16, PC took 5 of the next six points to take control. The Spartans rallied to bring the lead down to two, but the Blue Hose would take three of the final four points to force the fifth set. Eulitz collected seven kills in the set.

The Blue Hose will hit the road for their next pair of matches. PC will take on UNC Asheville on Saturday afternoon. For Blue Hose news and updates, be sure to follow PC Volleyball on Twitter, @BlueHoseVolley.