Eagles Dropped by Lindsey Wilson
COLUMBIA, Ky. – Asbury volleyball could not re-pay Lindsey Wilson for the Eagles’ only loss at home this year, losing to the Lady Blue Raiders 3-0 (26-24, 25-21, 25-15) on Wednesday evening. Two of the Eagle’s six losses on the season have come at the hands of Lindsey Wilson.
Asbury (34-6) collected 17 of their 37 kills in the first set but Lindsey Wilson was able to steal the set 26-24. The Eagles would actually see their hitting percentage rise from the first set to the second (.250 to .343) but again were unable to pull out the victory. Asbury wound up hitting only .238 for the match after a .077 third set, while the Lady Blue Raiders hit .293 for the match. A big difference in the match was serving; the Eagles committed 11 service errors while Lindsey Wilson made only four.
Kirsten King from LWC led all players with 13 kills and teammate Taylor Hayne added 11. Asbury was led by Catherine Wolter with seven kills on 14 attacks and no errors. Lindsay Ibold, Sarah Sterling and Dena Busse each added six kills.
Jessie Bartlow led the Eagles with 15 assists and Mackenzie Burke added 12. Andrea Taylor racked up 35 for Lindsey Wilson. Kelly Cole lead all players with 19 digs and Brittney Rader added 10 for Asbury.
Asbury will wrap up their regular season on Saturday as they host Brescia University at 2 p.m. before heading to Kentucky State for a 7 p.m. match. With a win against Brescia the Eagles will claim at least a share of the KIAC Regular Season Title for the second straight year and will be the number one seed in the KIAC Tournament to be held at Indiana East on November 11th and 12th.