By: Anthony Sizemore, Student Sports Reporter
The Alice Lloyd Lady Eagles Volleyball under the direction of first year coach Dan Wilson opened their season at home on Friday, August 29th against Midway College. They then took to the road on Saturday, August 30th at Crown College. They finished the week by traveling back home to face Berea College on September 2nd. Here is a recap of the four matchups.
ALC 0; MC 3
The Alice Lloyd Lady Eagles fought valiantly in their home opener but dropped a 3 set match to Midway by the set scores of 25-18, 25-16 and 25-13.
Delaney Pritchard led ALC with 9 digs while Sarrah Huber recorded 4 kills. Shayla Brinegar and Katie McFarland also produced 3 digs.
ALC 0; CC 3
The Lady Eagles took to the road for the first away match of the season. It was another hard fought battle, but the visitors came up just short. The set scores were 25-23, 25-21 and 25-18.
The youthful Eagles gave every ounce of energy and forced the hosts to fight for every point they earned. McFarland led Alice Lloyd with 8 digs while Savannah Sizemore was the team’s leader in kills with 2.
ALC 0; GNW 3
During the road trip to Crown College, the Lady Eagles also faced off with Georgia Northwestern. The Lady Eagles battled hard but fell just short of their first victory. The set scores were 25-15, 25-21 and 25-22.
Savannah Sizemore and Macy Allen led the way for the Lady Eagles, recording 3 kills apiece. Katie McFarland also racked up 2 service aces and 6 digs.
ALC 0; BC 3
The Lady Eagles wrapped up their first week of play at home with an intense match against Berea College. The Lady Eagles played a high paced match, but fell short in 3 matches. The set scores were 25-18, 25-19 and 25-19.
Katie McFarland recorded 4 kills while Sarrah Huber followed behind with 2. Savannah Sizemore contributed with 3 service aces.