Ladies claim thrilling, fifth-set win over LeTourneau
Ladies claim thrilling, fifth-set win over LeTourneau
Wednesday, October 2, 2013
LeTourneau (5-13)
Ladies Volleyball (2-17)
10/2/2013 | Shreveport, La. | Attendance: 67
Ladies Volleyball2523222516
Stats at a GlanceLETUCCVB
Hitting Pct..145.239
Total Attacks165163
Statistical LeadersLETUCCVB
KillsAlexia Thomas - 19
Sarah Sumner - 19
AssistsSarah Krippner - 29
Beth Nuttall - 49
AcesKayla Ronda - 4
Caitlin FosterBright - 4
Lindsey Long - 4
Sarah Sumner - 4
Chelsea Petska - 4
DigsSarah Krippner - 16
Brooke Bahlinger - 26
BlocksKayla Ronda - 4
Elyse Wright - 4
Brooke Bahlinger - 2
Lindsey Long - 2
Kadidiatou Diawara - 2

SHREVEPORT, La. – The Centenary volleyball team snapped a 17-game skid with a 3-2 victory over LeTourneau at the Gold Dome on Wednesday evening. The win is the second, five-set decision for the Ladies this season.

Centenary claimed the opening set 25-19, but found themselves trailing 2-1 heading into set four. The Maroon and White knotted the contest at 2-all winning the fourth set 25-19 and forcing the game-deciding, fifth set. After jumping early in the fifth set, the Ladies rallied back in the set to claim the final set points to secure the win.

A trio of Ladies posted double-doubles on the night. Sarah Sumner recorded a team-best 19 kills paired with 16 digs on the evening. Brooke Bahlinger led a stellar defensive effort with 26 digs and 16 kills while Beth Nuttall tallied her seventh double-double of the season with a career-high 49 assists and 10 digs.

Rachel Perkins chimed in the kill category with 10 kills.

Centenary posted a season-best attack percentage at .239.

Alexia Thomas led the Jackets with 19 kills while Sarah Krippner paced the defensive effort with 16 digs.

Centenary returns to action on Tuesday, Oct. 8 as the Ladies host UT-Tyler at 6 p.m.