Friday, October 20, 2006
"Our earlier games this season prepared us for tonight," said head coach Lindsey Devine. "Our outside hitters came alive in the last three games, both hitting and blocking. We've struggled with blocking this season, but we stepped it up tonight and it was the deciding factor in this victory."
Senior Sarah Buhr (
The Lady Bucs (19-5, 6-0) rallied from a five-point deficit in game four, and scored seven of the game's final eight points to even the match at two games apiece with the 30-26 win. Palmer paced ETSU through the fourth frame, adding seven kills to her total, followed by four more from Buhr, as well as four from senior Jennifer Sartor (
A balanced attack in game five propelled the Lady Bucs to victory, as Palmer, Sartor and Buhr all contributed two kills, along with two from junior Michelle Mislan (
Sartor ended the night with a match-high 19 kills, leading the team with a .302 hitting percentage.
The Lady Bucs are back in action Saturday, October 21 against Lipscomb at in Brooks Gym. The squad will celebrate senior day as well, honoring its four seniors prior to the match.
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