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Volleyball wins on the road at West Georgia, 3-1

Volleyball wins on the road at West Georgia, 3-1


By James Vallone

CARROLLTON, Ga. – The Lady Hawks visited Gulf South Conference rival West Georgia and beat the Wolves, 3-1.

Shorter (16-5, 7-4 GSC) was able to take the first two sets; 27-25 and 25-17, before dropping the third set. The fourth set was played closely, with no team able to pull away, before SU was able to take control and win, 25-21.

Anna Graham led the team in kills with 23 to establish a new career high, while hitting .543 for the match.

Leslie Welch tallied 17 kills, while hitting .448.  Jasmine Crook added another 18 kills throughout the match.

The Lady Hawks were able to chalk up a season high 70 kills in the four set victory, while also tying the team season high mark of 68 assists for the match.

Tanequa Whitman and Dena Pierce each totaled a game high 20 digs. Pierce now has back-to-back games with 20+ digs; she recorded 24 in the prior game versus Berry. Loren Olive added 12 more digs.

Jordan Corder registered another double-double, 62 assists and 12 digs. The assist total ties her high for the season, previously done on September 29 at Christian Brothers in a five set victory.

Shorter outhit their opponent, .276 to .174, while hitting a game high .353 in the deciding fourth set.

Next for the Lady Hawks is a trip to West Alabama on October 26 at 8pm. Shorter has already beat West Alabama once this season, on September 21 in five sets, 3-2. The next time the Lady Hawks will appear at the Winthrop-King Centre will be November 8 for an 8 pm start versus Union.

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