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SDSU Takes 3-0 Win Over Ladies
Sunday, November 15, 2009
SHREVEPORT-The Centenary women's volleyball team fell in three straight sets to South Dakota State on Saturday afternoon in Summit League play.

The Ladies (4-25, 0-17 Summit) were still looking for their first league win of the season, but came up short, falling 25-14, 25-10, and 25-13.

South Dakota State used a .304 attack percentage to top Centenary in the opening set. The Ladies tallied nine kills to the Jackrabbits 14. A late 4-0 run sparked a quick finish for SDSU.

In the second set, 10 errors by the Ladies proved costly as they managed to only produced six kills for a -.140 attack percentage, while the Jackrabbits executed 12 kills and only two errors. Midway through the set, SDSU tallied five straight points to pull ahead by 10 at 18-8.

The third set was the best round offensively for the Ladies, as they garnered 18 kills for a .302 attack percentage. However, an early deficit wouldn't allow for a late rally as Centenary dropped the final set.

On the match, Centenary had 33 kills led by Stevie Hurlbirt with nine and Shelby Singleton with eight. Defensively, the Ladies tallied 57 digs as Melissa Reed led with 13 and Brianna Kern chipped in with 11.

The Ladies will play its final match of the season at home on Monday against Summit League foe, Oral Roberts in a 5:00 pm start.