Women's Volleyball

Bobcats fall twice on final day of trip to Florida

Bobcats fall twice on final day of trip to Florida

Photo Courtesy of Katie Jo Daniel

ST. AUGUSTINE, Fla. – The Lees-McRae College women's volleyball team wrapped up its trip to Florida with a pair of losses to Flagler (25-10, 25-20, 25-12) and Walsh (25-15, 25-15, 25-15) both in three sets Saturday afternoon.

Flagler Recap – In the opening match of Saturday's action, Lees-McRae struggled to get its offense on track. The Bobcats committed a total of 20 attack errors in the three-set match with the Saints. To Flagler's credit, it took full advantage of the miscues by the Bobcats on their way to a three-set victory.

Freshman Kaitlyn Arentz had a standout performance collecting 18 digs in the three set matchup. Arentz has now reached double figures in digs in five of her eight career matches to date.

Walsh Recap – Walsh came out swinging offensively in Lees-McRae's second match of the day. Overall, the Cavaliers racked up 44 kills and attacked at a .375 clip to decisively sweep the Bobcats by identical 25-15 scores in all three sets.

Individually, the Bobcats were paced by the performance by Olivia Ney. The freshman from Winston-Salem totaled eight kills on 12 attacks with just two errors for a .500 hitting percentage. It marked the third time this season that Ney has notched at least eight kills in a match.

Next Up – Lees-McRae will be back in action next Saturday when it hosts Elizabeth City State in its first home match of the season. First serve is set for 7 p.m.

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