October 19, 2007

Lady Bobcats Beat Anderson

ANDERSON, SC - Senior Daviana Metti (Cordoba Argentina) picked up a career match high 28 kills while adding 18 digs and a pair of service aces to lead the Lees-McRae Lady Bobcats to a 3-2 win over the Anderson University Lady Trojans. The Lady Bobcats improve to 17-11 overall and 11-3 in Conference Carolinas play while Anderson falls to 15-16, (10-5).

The Lady Trojans came out ready to play, taking game one 30-20 before the Lady Bobcats stormed back to take a five point game two win, 30-25. The Lady Trojans responded by taking game three 30-16 before the nine time Conference Champions earned back to back wins in games four and five, 30-27, and 15-13, to steal the road win.

Freshman Kell Bogdan (Leawood, KS) earned her second career thirty dig game, picking up a career high 37 digs. Lauren Dickover (Las Vegas, NV) also established a new career high, picking up 58 assists in the come from behind win.

Anderson was led by Leanna Willis, who had 24 kills and 13 digs, while Amanda Edwards and Jamie Lancaster had 18 kills apiece. Lindsay Doggett had a match high 67 assists for the Lady Trojans.

"Anderson played some super ball tonight; in a tough fight like this, someone has to win. We were fortunate converting some good defensive plays into points that final game," commented Head Coach Jamie Petrik. "I have tremendous respect for Anderson. I think we will see them again in the conference championships - and if they bring their A game, they will be a very tough team to beat."

The Lady Bobcats will resume Conference Carolinas play Saturday afternoon at Converse College.

PICTURED: Kell Bogdan