Saturday, September 13, 2014

Houston Baptist Volleyball Drops 3-0 decision to UT-Arlington

Senior outside hitter Megan McStravick takes All-Tournament for the Huskies.
ARLINGTON, TEXAS (September 13, 2014)  HBU senior outside hitter Megan McStravick recorded eight kills and eight digs for HBU in their 3-0 (25-14, 25-23, 26-24) drop to UTA in the final match of the UT-Arlington Tournament Saturday afternoon.
Junior middle blocker Allison Doerpinghaus recorded a match-high of eight block assists for the Huskies. Sophomore setter Kayla Armer had 25 assists for HBU (4-6). Senior libero Haley Hoffman recorded 14 digs, while sophomore defensive specialist Beth Shecterle had 11 digs.
Qiana Canete led UTA with a double-double of 13 kills and 10 digs. Taylor Gross recorded 11 kills, along with seven block assists for the Mavericks. Amanda Welsh had 29 assists for UTA, while Cassidy Wheeler had 12. Caitlyn Cooney recorded a match-high of 19 digs, while Ashlynn Ford had 10 digs for the Mavericks.
The Mavericks outblocked the Huskies 12.5-9. UTA outhit HBU 49-33. The Huskies fell short by eight digs against the Mavericks.
The following are the All-Tournament selections from this weekend: Kali Fluke, TSU; Megan McStravick, HBU; Olivia Mesner, FGCU; Whitney Masters, FGCU; Qiana Canete, UTA; Taylor Gross, UTA; Briana Sharratt, UTA.
The Huskies return to action at home on Tuesday, Sept. 16 against Prairie View A&M in Sharp Gym.  

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