Athletic News

September 17, 2010
For immediate release:

Huntingdon College
News Release

Huntingdon Volleyball Splits in Day One of Transylvania Tournament

LEXINGTON, Ky. ---- The Huntingdon volleyball team (5-6) won their first match of the Transylvania tournament against Sewanee, before dropping the second match to host Transylvania on Friday.

The Lady Hawks won their first match against Sewanee 3-0 on Friday, (25-18, 25-16, 25-13).

Junior Abby Carter paced the squad with 9 kills, while senior Clare Shannon added 8 in the contest. Junior Alyssa Eason tallied 21 assists to pace the squad, followed by sophomore Bianca Hulsey with 9.

Defensively, senior Krissie Jones recorded 10 digs, while senior Clare Shannon posted 8. Junior Abby Carter recorded one solo block, including three assisted blocks.

Senior Krissie Jones and freshman Abby Brown paced the team with three service aces each.

In the second match of the day against Transylvania, the Lady Hawks dropped the match in 3 sets, (22-25, 20-25, 21-25).

Senior Clare Shannon led the team with 10 kills, while senior Christine Whiten posted 7 and junior Abby Carter added 6. Junior Alyssa Eason tallied 21 assists to lead the Lady Hawks, followed by sophomore Bianca Hulsey with 7.

Defensively, senior Krissie Jones posted 16 digs, while senior Clare Shannon recorded 10. Junior Abby Carter recorded one solo block, while freshman Abby Brown and junior Alyssa Eason each posted two assisted blocks.

Senior Clare Shannon paced the team with two service aces, while seniors Christine Whiten and Krissie Jones added one service ace each in the match.

Huntingdon will continue to compete in the Transylvania Tournament on Saturday, Sept. 18th. The Lady Hawks will start the day against Kenyon at 10 a.m. and then take on Albion at noon.

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Hodge Patterson
Sports Information Director
Phone: (334) 833-4579
hpatterson@huntingdon.edu


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