Redhawks Sweep the Racers in Three Games
Oct. 14, 2005
CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. - (Friday, October 14, 2005) The Redhawks volleyball team broke out the brooms and swept the visiting Murray State Lady Racers in three games (30-23, 30-24, 30-24). The win snapped the Redhawks three-match losing streak and two-match Ohio Valley Conference losing streak.
The match was all Redhawks (7-12, 4-3 OVC) from the get go as they showed plenty athleticism and teamwork as the Racers (3-11, 1-6 OVC) had no answer to the Redhawk offensive onslaught.
The Redhawks hit a season-high .363 as they won their fourth-straight match against their rivals from the south.
Jamie Baumstark (Hermann, MO/Hermann) led the way for the Redhawks as she just missed out on her second triple-double of the season. She finished with 12 kills, a team-high 45 assists and nine digs. She hit a season-high .611. She also added three aces as she kept the Lady Racers off balance all match.
Jessica Koeper (Jackson, MO/Jackson) was a recipitant of quite a few of the Baumstark assists as she finished with a match-high 13 kills. She also added a match-high 15 digs for her 10th double-double of the season.
Joining Koeper with a double-double was Jill Miller (Muncie, IN/Muncie Central) who finished with 10 kills and 14 digs for seventh double-double of the season.
Lauren Scannell (Belleville, IL/Southwestern Illinois College) extended her streak of double-digit dig matches to 23 with a 10 dig night.
The Lady Racers were led by Alison Mugler who finished with a double-double of her own. She tied Koeper with a match-high 13 kills and finished with a team-high 14 digs. Kelsey Hubert finished with a team-high 39 assists. Heather Norris, the NCAA leader in digs, finished with only 11 digs in the match.
The Redhawks return to the court tomorrow to face Tennessee-Martin in Houck Field House at 2:00 p.m.