September 23, 2007

Lady Bobcats Sweep Barton

BARTON, NC--The Lees-McRae Lady Bobcats earned a weekend split in Conference Carolinas action Sunday afternoon, sweeping Barton College, (30-22, 30-18, 30-26) after falling short in a come-from-behind five game marathon a day earlier with Mount Olive. The Lady Bobcats move to 10-8, (6-1 Conference Carolinas) while Barton falls to 0-8 in conference play and 1-15 overall.

Senior Daviana Metti (Cordoba, Argentina) registered a match high 21 kills for the Lady Bobcats to lead the attack offensively while freshman Whitney Kiser (Connelly Springs, NC) picked up eight kills, a pair of solo blocks and a pair of block assists. Lauren Dickover (Las Vegas, NV) handled setting duties in the three game sweep; earning a match high 40 assists while also chipping in a pair of service aces.

Barton was led by Michelle Walker who posted ten kills and 11 digs while a teammate had six kills to go along with eight digs.

Going 4-1 in their last five games, all on the road, the Lady Bobcats return home to Williams Gymnasium for their next seven games. Belmont Abbey starts the home stand next Friday, September 28th with match time scheduled for 7:00pm.

PICTURED TOP LEFT: Lauren Dickover