Redhawks Drop 5-Game Contest to Tennessee State
Oct. 28, 2005
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Friday, October 28, 2005) The Redhawks volleyball team fell to first place Tennessee State in a tough five-game road match on Friday evening.
After winning the first two games 32-20 and 30-23, the Redhawks took the next two contests, 30-28 and 30-24 to set the stage for the final game. The Lady Tigers erased an 11-10 deficit in the final game to win 15-13, sealing the game with an Erika Godbolt kill on an assist from Tiana Maua.
TSU now had won 10 straight OVC matches and 11 overall to run its record to 18-8 and 10-1.
Southeast saw its four match conference winning streak end with the tough defeat. The Redhawks are 11-14 and 7-4 in the OVC and will play Austin Peay on Saturday.
The Lady Tigers had four players in double figure kills, led by Kelly Davis' 21 and a hitting percentage of .319. Godbolt and Meesha Jackson each had 13 kills while Kara Keifer added 11. As a team, the Lady Tigers hit .226, including .381 in the final game. Maua had 61 assists.
Southeast Missouri also had five players in double digits in kills. Jill Miller had 17 followed by Linden Hahs and Katrina Niemeyer with 12 each and Brenna Schlader with 11. As a team, the Redhawks hit .206. Jamie Baumstark had 56 assists.
TSU had a total 13 team blocks. Jackson had nine block assists. Kelly Davis had 15 digs.
Nieymeyer had two block solos for the Redhawks, who had 8.0 as team. Lauren Scannell led Southeast with 26 digs.