Friday, August 28, 2009
"Within the two games we played we did some good things, and we are just missing putting it all together," said head coach Lindsey Devine. "We passed very well, but our block is something we will have to concentrate on to be successful tomorrow."
Senior Amanda Youell (
In the first match,
ETSU answered in the third set as Youell and Whitney Cogburn (
Just as it looked like the Bucs had the momentum in the fourth set up 8-3, the Mocs went on a 10-1 run to take a 13-9 lead.
In the second match of the day, play was tight until the Bucs jumped out to a 17-14 lead. James Madison went on an 8-3 run to take a 22-18 lead and held on to win the set 25-20.
With the score tied at 13-all in the second set, ETSU went on an 8-3 run powered by a couple big kills by sophomore Jamie Stancliff (Advance, N.C.) to take a 21-16 lead. The Bucs went on to take the set 25-28 to tie the match at 1-all.
The Dukes answered in the third set jumping out to a 10-5 lead. ETSU rallied to cut the JMU lead to a point at 13-12, but James Madison held on to take the set 25-20 after an 8-2 run.
The Bucs looked to have regained the momentum in the fourth set going up 7-4, but James Madison again answered going up 15-10 after a 7-2 run. The Dukes fought off a couple ETSU rallies to take the fourth set 25-22.
The Bucs are back in action tomorrow at 2 p.m. as they take on the host
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