Friday, September 12, 2014

HBU Volleyball Splits at UT-Arlington Tournament

Huskies sweep TSU, fall to FGCU.
ARLINGTON, TEXAS (September 12, 2014) HBU senior outside hitter Bailey Keith leads the Huskies with 15 kills against Texas Southern University at the UT-Arlington Tournament Friday evening at College Park Center.
The Huskies defeated TSU 3-0 (25-22, 25-14, 25-21) Friday evening. Keith led HBU (4-5) with a match-high of 15 kills and seven digs. Senior outside hitter Megan McStravick recorded nine kills and nine digs for the Huskies. Sophomore setter Kayla Armer had a match-high of 42 assists. Senior libero Haley Hoffman had 13 digs, while sophomore outside hitter Jessica Wooten had 10 digs for the Huskies.
Audriana Carson recorded 10 kills and 12 digs for the Tigers. Robyn Shannon had 10 kills for TSU. Sarah Wooten recorded 21 assists for the Tigers. Samone Boyd recorded a match-high of 14 digs for TSU, while Wooten recorded seven digs.
The Huskies outblocked the Tigers 7-4. HBU outhit TSU 47-35. The Tigers fell short of just 10 total digs to the Huskies.
The Huskies dropped 0-3 (25-17, 25-22, 25-20) to Florida Gulf Coast. Wooten led the Huskies with 13 kills, while junior Allison Doerpinghaus had six kills. Hoffman recorded a match-high of 15 digs for HBU, while McStravick recorded 11 digs. Armer had 27 assists for the Huskies, along with three block assists. Freshman middle blocker Blair Gillard had five kills for HBU.  
Jessica Barnes led the Eagles with a match-high of 15 kills. Vanessa Benke recorded 14 kills and 14 digs, while Elenora Kazarian had 10 kills for Florida Gulf Coast. Gigi Meyer had 47 assists for the Eagles. Courtney Stephens recorded 10 digs for FGCU.
The Eagles outblocked the Huskies 6-5. FGCU also outhit HBU 52-31. The Huskies fell short by just seven digs to the Eagles.
The Huskies return to action to conclude the UT-Arlington Tournament Saturday afternoon at 2 p.m. against UT-Arlington.  

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