The Lees-McRae Lady Bobcats got back into the win column Wednesday evening, hosting Conference Carolinas foe Converse College, beating the All Stars in three straight, (32-30, 30-17, 30-18). The Lady Bobcats improve to 5-4, (2-0 Conference Carolinas) while Converse falls to 0-6, (0-1 Conference Carolinas).
In game one, the visitors battled the Lady Bobcats to the final two points before the home side would squeeze out the two point win. Sophomore setter Trisha Reese (Hanover, PA) went down early in game one with a knee injury, giving freshman Kell Bogdan (Leawood, KS) the reins at the net. As the Lady Bobcats accustomed themselves to the "new" setter, the offense began to click, as the home side cruised to victories in games two and three, hitting .471 and .462 as a team respectively.
Senior Daviana Metti (Cordoba, Argentina) led the Lady Bobcats with nine kills while also serving up a pair of service aces. Classmate Caty Honey (Geneva, IL) hit .571, posting eight kills while freshman Whitney Kiser (Connelly Springs, NC) hit .556 with five kills. Katie Marie Legg (Alta Loma, CA) dominated the net for the Lady Bobcats posting four solo blocks and a pair of block assists. Metti also contributed with a strong game at the net with three solos and an assist.
As a team the Lady Bobcats hit .321, with Bogdan (pictured top left) registering 19 assists.
Up next, the Lady Bobcats will participate in their third
tournament of the season, hosting the Carolina Challenge September
7-8th. The Lady Bobcats will battle Edinboro, Lenoir-Rhyne, Mars
Hill and Clarion.