Scherffius slams career-high 15 kills, six blocks in Montana win

August 28, 2021

Ellie Scherffius

Eagle River’s Ellie Scherffius produced a career day at net to lead the University of Montana to season-opening win over Kennesaw State.

The sophomore middle blocker had 15 kills and six blocks in a five-set win at the College of Charleston Invitational in South Carolina.

Scherffius finished with a scintillating .650 attack percentage on 15-of-20 hitting with two errors.

The 6-footer scored 18 points, including a block in the fifth set that gave Montana match point at 14-10.

Scherffius, of Chugiak High fame, had four kills in the second set and five kills in the third set.

She played in 15 sets as a true freshman, seeing action in six matches and recording four kills and three blocks.