Women's Volleyball

Lady Bobcats Control Lady Cobras on Senior Day for 3-0 Win

BANNER ELK, N.C. - Senior Natalie Burns had five kills, four digs and two block assists to give the Lees-McRae College Lady Bobcats a 3-0 (25-17, 25-19, 25-21) win in a conference match over the Coker College Lady Cobras Saturday afternoon on senior day in Williams Gymnasium.

The Lady Bobcats controlled the match early with a 25-17 set one win. They went on to complete the sweep with a 25-19 set two win and a 25-21 set three win.

With the win the Lady Bobcats improve to 16-13 overall and 13-5 in conference play, while the Lady Cobras drop to 2-24 overall and remain winless in the conference at 0-17.

Outside hitter Megan Epperson (St. John, Ind.) led the Lees-McRae attack with 8 kills. Epperson also contributed nine digs on defense. Whitney Kiser (Connelly Springs, N.C.) had 6 kills and four service aces. Tracey Copley (Virginia Beach, Va.) tied Burns (Orlando, Fla.) with five kills. Kell Bodgan (Leawood, Kan.) led the team with 12 digs. Trisha Reese (Hanover, Penn.) passed out 18 assists, while Lauren Dickover (Las Vegas, Nev.) handed out 14 assists.

For Coker, Trisha Moore and Kristen Teets had six kills. Moore also had four block assists. Courtney Nelson picked up nine digs, while Moore handed out 14 assists. Kelsey Carlson had three service aces.

The Lady Bobcat's next match is on the road at Mount Olive Friday, November 7th at 7 p.m.

Pictured: Natalie Burns