Mount Hope, WV: On September 17th, the Alice Lloyd College Lady Eagles volleyball team journeyed to the Mountaineer State to face home-standing Appalachian Bible College. Coach Nathan Hall’s squad jumped out to a good start in each game against their fellow Mideast Regional member and earned the big sweep.
|Alice Lloyd College||25||25||25|
|Appalachian Bible College||19||13||21|
ALC led from start to finish. In the first set, the visitors jumped out to an early lead and gradually increased it until the very end, 25-19.
The Eagles looked solid in set 2 as they roared out to a 22-3 advantage on their way to the 25-13 decision. ABC would battle in the third set, but Alice Lloyd would then complete the sweep by pulling away with a 25-21 score.
On the day for the victors, Samantha Sturgill led the squad with 15 assists. Lindsey Perkins topped in kills with 6 and was closely followed by Callie Richardson with 5 and AJ Riley with 4. Haley Smith paved the way in digs with 16 while Riley and Sturgill chipped in with 6 and 5 respectively. Kim Lee and Jasmin Hamilton each recorded 2 digs.
The Lady Eagles return to the court this weekend for two big road games. On Saturday, they journey to Knoxville, Tennessee, to face UC Clermont and Johnson University in a tri-match. The first game is scheduled for 2:00 pm.