By James Vallone
ROME – In the Dig Pink match versus cross-town rival Berry, Shorter was able to be victorious 3-0.
All the sets were played very closely, with the Lady Hawks able to sweep; 25-21, 26-24, 25-23. Shorter played strong and was able to outhit their opponent, .256 to .187. The final set saw Shorter (14-5) have its strongest performance, hitting a game high .278.
The first set saw Shorter overcome a 20-15 deficit, while the second set saw the host Vikings establish a five point lead early that the Lady Hawks were able to surpass. Shorter led for most of the final set with the clinching victory, 25-23.
Jordan Corder tallied 39 of the teams 43 assists.
The victory marks an end to the three-game losing streak and sets the Lady Hawks up for a rematch versus Lee. The Flames are riding a season high 10 match win streak, but have had a week off since the last time they played. The last match for the Flames was when Shorter visited Cleveland, Tenn. on October 11.
The Winthrop-King Centre will serve as the location for the match versus Lee tomorrow night at 7 pm.
Shorter will be looking to start a new trend against Lee, as both schools are in transition from NAIA to NCAA Division II with membership into the Gulf South Conference.