Saturday, September 22, 2012
MACON, Ga. – Lipscomb and FGCU remained undefeated in A-Sun play and Kennesaw State and Northern Kentucky moved into place just behind the leaders with wins on Saturday in A-Sun volleyball action. In the lone women's soccer match of the day, Kennesaw State and Mercer ened in a 1-1 tie in A-Sun action.
The Bisons and the Eagles outlasted North Florida and Mercer, respectively, in five-set wins. LIpscomb's Caitlin Dotson recorded 61 assists and Lauren Ford tallied 22 kills to lead all players on Saturday. Mercer's Molly Locke and Monica Sanchez tallied 20 kills and 50 assists, respectively, but their efforts weren't enough as Mercer dropped its first A-Sun match of the season. Sara Metroka recorded 38 assists as Kenneasw State swept Stetson and Shelby Buschur (21 kills) and Jenna Schreiver (50 assists) led the Norse into a three-way tie for second.
Lipscomb 3, North Florida 2 (23-25, 22-25, 25-10, 25-18, 15-10) Statistical Leaders: Kills: Lipscomb - Lauren Ford (22); North Florida - Paige Pridgeon (15) Assists: Lipscomb - Catilin Dotson (61); North Florida - Britt Claessens Courtney (48)
Kennesaw State 3, Stetson 0 (25-20, 25-17, 25-15) Statistical Leaders: Kills: KSU - Emily Bean (14), Stetson - Kaley Melville (8), Callyn Prewitt (8); Assists: KSU - Sara Metroka (38), Stetson - Kelli Carneal (16)
FGCU 3, Mercer 2 (25-15, 23-25, 25-13, 23-25, 15-13) Statistical Leaders: Kills: FGCU - Christine Pinder (17), Mercer - Molly Locke (20); Assists: FGCU - Gigi Meyer (33) Mercer - Monica Sanchez (50)
Northern Kentucky 3, Jacksonville 1 (25-18, 25-23, 25-21) Statistical Leaders: Kills: NKU - Shelby Buschur (21), Jacksonville - Gabriela Roman (17); Assists: NKU - Jenna Schreiver (50), Jacksonville - Kendall Courtney (44)
Kennesaw State 1, Mercer 1
Statistical Leaders: Goals: KSU - Katrina Frost (88:38); Mercer - Washida Blackman (81:15) Saves: KSU - Melissa Hutto (1); Mercer - Nikki Atkinson (6)
A-Sun play continues on Tuesday, September 25th with six teams in action.