Video: USC rallies past Lincoln Memorial to win Battle for the AVCA Spotlight

When it matter the most late in the games, USC delivered at the Battle for the AVCA Spotlight.

USC overcame two-point deficits late in the second and third games to complete the sweep against Lincoln Memorial 25-22, 25-20, 25-23 to win the trophy match on Friday at the Off the Block Grow the Game Challenge presented by MotorMVB.


The Trojans trailed 20-18 in the second game before closing out the game on a 7-0 run to take a two-game lead. In addition, USC overcame a 23-21 third-game deficit and ended the match on a 4-0 run against Lincoln Memorial.

Opposite Ryan Moss in the victory led all players with 14 kills on a .571 attack percentage. Outside attacker Jack Wyett also added 10 kills as USC ended the match out-hitting Lincoln Memorial .295 to .208.

Lincoln Memorial opposite Evan Cory had a team-high 11 kills and was the only Railsplitter to have double-digit kills.

Middle attacker Pedro Carvalho, though, in the loss had a match-high eight blocks along with five kills on a .444 attack percentage.