Ladies Volleyball Drops Both Matches at Conference Divisional
Junior Desiree Frey had seven kills alone in the final set against Dallas.
Ladies Volleyball Drops Both Matches at Conference Divisional
Saturday, October 8, 2016
Austin College (13-8, 5-3 SCAC)
Centenary (LA) (3-16, 2-6 SCAC)
10/8/2016 | Irving, TX | Attendance: 117
Austin College252525 -- --
Centenary (LA)142116 -- --
Stats at a GlanceACCENT
Hitting Pct..333.144
Total Attacks111118
Statistical LeadersACCENT
KillsMadison Lee - 10
Rebekah Bowden - 10
Hailey Lawson - 8
AssistsKatie Ingle - 41
Allison Lazewski - 23
AcesMadi McVay - 2
Kayley LeBlanc - 2
Makenzie Shaw - 1
Hailey Lawson - 1
Allison Lazewski - 1
DigsMadi McVay - 16
Hailey Lawson - 15
BlocksRebekah Bowden - 4
Michaela Brantley - 1
Shyann Pisano - 1

IRVING, Texas – The Ladies pushed the Lady Crusaders in every set in the match to end the day, but the Maroon and White could not overcome big runs by the opposition as Centenary (3-17, 2-7 Southern Collegiate Conference) lost at Dallas (8-13, 3-6 SCAC) 25-22, 25-21, 25-21.

The Ladies fell to Austin College (13-9, 5-4 SCAC) in straight sets to begin the day, 25-14, 25-21, 25-16.

Junior Desiree Frey led Centenary on the day with 22 kills, while sophomore Michaela Brantley hit .237 with 13 kills on four errors and 38 swings. Sophomore Hailey Lawson added 32 digs (5.33 digs per set) while freshman Marissa Sandoval added 31 (5.17 digs per set).

Junior Allison Lazewski added 39 assists (6.50 assists per set).

After Austin College took the first set by 11 to begin the day, Centenary nearly staged a comeback after trailing by five points in the second. Down 21-16, sophomore Shyann Pisano recorded a kill, followed by an ace by Lawson. An attack error brought Centenary within two.

Lawson continues to rank second in the SCAC with 0.48 aces per set.

After both teams sided out, kills by Brantley and Lawson cut the deficit to 22-21 and forced an Austin College timeout. However, the ‘Roos got the serve back thanks to a Rebekah Bowden kill. An attack error by the Ladies and a Aelyn Rodriguez-Presleigh Watson block put Austin College up a pair of sets.

Bowden and Madison Lee led Austin College with 10 kills each, while Katie Ingle added 41 assists. Madi McVay contributed a match-best 16 digs.

In match two, Centenary managed comebacks in every set, but Dallas held on for the straight-set win. Centenary fell behind 12-4 in set one, but Centenary pulled within one. Down 15-9, a kill by sophomore Ashley Brown put herself on serve. Classmate Shannon Orlopp and Brantley cut the deficit to three. Two attack errors brought the Maroon and White within one.

Centenary trailed 23-22, a Ladies service error and a kill by Mary Scholz ended the first set at 25-22.

After Centenary lost the second set by four, both teams went on big runs in the third. The Lady Crusaders led 4-3 when a Frey kill tied it and sent Sandoval to the service line. Two more Frey kills and two attack errors by Dallas put Centenary up 8-4. After both teams sided-out, another Frey kill put Centenary up 10-5.

Frey had seven kills and only one error on 16 swings (.375 hitting percentage) in the third set alone. A service ace when Frey hit the top of the net and the ball fell to the floor put Centenary up 12-6. However, an attack error by Brown jumpstarted an 8-0 run by the home team. With Krystyn Pua on serve, an ace, three kills by Diana Hassink and two kills by Elizabeth Smith put Dallas up 13-12.

A block by Smith and Kyndal Miller capped the run for the Lady Crusaders.

Dallas took a 19-15 edge, but kills by Brantley, Brown, and Frey with two Dallas errors put the Maroon and White up 20-19. Dallas responded with five-straight of its own, and both teams sided out to end the match.

Jessie Koster led Dallas with 29 digs while Mairin Guilfoyle and Frey both had a match-best 15 kills.

Centenary returns to action against #8 Colorado College Sunday, Oct. 9 at 11 a.m.