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Pippa Passes, KY: On September 10th, the Alice Lloyd College Lady Eagles volleyball team played host to Midway University. The match was a nail-biter the first two sets before the visitors pulled out the victory in set 3.

Alice Lloyd College 24 25 16
Midway University 26 27 25

In set 1, the two squads battled at a furious clip as neither could gain the upper hand. Eventually, Alice Lloyd led 24-23, but MU closed the set on a 3-0 run to win 26-24.

In set 2, the visitors roared out to a 13-5 lead and had visions of a blowout in their minds. However, the ladies from Caney Creek would fight all the way back to take a 25-24 advantage. Unfortunately, once more, Midway would get the last 3 points of the set to win 27-25.

In crucial set 3, the visiting Eagles were determined not to lose their early lead. They managed to slowly pull ahead, and this time, permitted no come-back from the gutsy hosts. MU took the match 25-16 and earned the 3-0 victory.

On the day for the home team, Samantha Sturgill led the squad with 14 assists while Callie Richardson led in kills with 8. Mckenzie Brewer and Adrianna Riley’s 5 digs paved the way in that department.