No. 6 West Texas A&M defeats Cameron for 15th consecutive win
LAWTON, Okla. -- West Texas A&M used a balanced attack with three players registering double-digit kills to tally its 15th consecutive victory this season and remain perfect in the Lone Star Conference on Tuesday night as it swept Cameron (25-15, 25-16, 25-15). The Lady Buffs move to 21-3 (11-0 LSC) while the Aggies fall to 6-18 (0-12 LSC) on the season.
The Lady Buffs were led offensively by Halie Harton and Laura Iuwchukwu with 11 kills each with Harton tallying 14 digs for the double-double, Lauren Bevan tallied 10 kills on the night followed by Lexi Davis with nine. Kameryn Hayes dished out a match high 25 assists with Kyli Schulz registering 18 while teammate Lauren Britten led all players with 21 digs in the match.
The Lady Buffs hit .295 on the night with 47 kills, 14 attack errors and 10.0 total blocks while the Aggies struggle offensively as they hit just .039 with 24 kills, 20 attack errors and 5.0 total blocks.
No. 7 Nebraska-Kearney 3, Fort Hays State 1
KEARNEY, Neb. -- Senior middle hitter Ellie Pesavento became the 24th member of the career 1,000-kill club as seventh-ranked Nebraska-Kearney managed to beat rival Fort Hays State in four sets (-13, 22-25, -18, -11) Tuesday night at Gross Memorial Coliseum in Kansas.
The Lopers (22-3, 8-2) push its winning streak to four consecutive while the Tigers (12-13, 3-8) see a six-match win streak come to an end.
As a team, UNK out hit the Tigers by more than 200 points .264 to .057. Besides Pesavento, sophomore outside MJ Massaent (15), senior middle Katie Sokolowski (12) and senior outside Ashley Leitner (10) had at least 10 kills.