Weekend Two Sends Ladies to Drake Invitational
Thursday, September 3, 2009
SHREVEPORT-The Centenary volleyball team heads to Des Moines, Iowa on Friday and Saturday for the Hampton Inn Invitational hosted by Drake University.

The Ladies (1-3) will face South Dakota in the early match at 11 a.m. on Friday, followed by a 5:30 p.m. start against Texas A&M-Corpus Christi. On Saturday, Centenary will meet past conference opponent, Valparaiso at 3:30 p.m. and host-Drake in the final match at 7:30 p.m.

Centenary is coming off a 1-3 performance at Louisiana Tech's Lady Techster tournament last weekend. The Ladies fell 3-0 to Tennessee-Martin, South Alabama, and Louisiana Tech, before bouncing back and beating Arkansas-Pine Bluff, 3-0 to finish the weekend off with a win.

Sophomore Jennifer Kunze led all Ladies with 35 kills in her 12 sets played. Freshman Christina Fellows and sophomore Jaclyn Lopez had a team-best 53 and 43 assists, respectively.

Defensively, junior Bethany Kern notched 2.92 digs per set for a total of 47 on the weekend.

As a team, Centenary had 107 kills to its opponent's 132. The Ladies out served their opponents with 18 to 17 service aces.  

Head Coach Dan Gwitt and Ladies look to have an impressive showing this weekend as they open Summit League play in just one week.