Saturday, November 11, 2017

HBU Huskies close out regular season with 3-1 win over Southeastern Louisiana

Photo by Robert H Kelly
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By Robert H Kelly
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HOUSTON, TEXAS (November 11, 2017)  The Houston Baptist University Huskies closed out the regular volleyball season with a 3-1 win over Southeastern Louisiana at Sharp Gymnasium on Saturday. The Huskies dropped the first set 25-22, but rebounded to take the next three by the scores of 25-15, 25-21, 25-9. 

HBU was led by senior middle blocker Blair Gillard (La Grange, Texas) with 15.5 points while tallying 11 kills. Senior outside hitter Bailey Banks  (Missouri City, Texas)  added 14.5 points and 12 kills with senior outside hitter Jessica Wooten (Humble, Texas) contributed 14 points and 13 kills

For the Lady Lions, freshman middle blocker Sam Gomez (Manderville, Louisville) scored 13.5 points and had 10 kills with sophomore outside hitter Chloee Holden (Alvin, Texas) and sophomore Elyssa Purcell both scoring 10 points. Also, junior Lexie Torres (San Antonio, Texas) had 15 digs.

The Huskies will next play in the Southland Conference Volleyball Tournament on November 17-19 at the Dugan Wellness Center in Corpus Christi, against a yet undetermined opponent.

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