Ladies Play Improves Despite 3-1 Loss to Tennessee-Martin
Saturday, September 8, 2007

CONWAY, Ark.—The Centenary volleyball team wrapped up play in the Central Arkansas Tournament with a 3-1 (30-18, 26-30, 30-23, 30-20) loss to Tennessee-Martin on Saturday afternoon. Despite the loss, the Ladies showed signs of improvement and will look to carry that momentum over to their next match on Wednesday at Jackson State.


Centenary (1-10) got off to a slow start when Tennessee-Martin (6-3) converted 12 kills in 24 attempts to cruise to an easy game one victory. However, the Ladies bounced back from a 1-0 deficit for the second time on the day to even the match at 1-1 after hitting .250 on 16 kills with only five hitting errors.


The depth of the Skyhawks proved to be too much for Centenary in the end as 14 Tennessee-Martin players saw time in at least two of the four games. Lauren Montague led all offensive players with 16 kills for UTM while Kathryn Sprague added 14 kills to the win.


Danielle Bochat paced the Ladies with 12 kills while Ashlee Freeman and Stephanie Hobaugh recorded 11 and 10 kills respectively. Lindsay Bekelja passed out 38 assists in the Centenary loss and Yvonne Ramirez led the defense with 12 digs.