Banner Elk, NC--The Lees-McRae Lady Bobcats volleyball team got
back into the win column with a 3-0 victory over Mars Hill College
Saturday morning at the Carolina Challenge, hosted by Lees-McRae.
The win improves the Lady Bobcats record to 6-6, (2-0 Conference
The visiting Lions pushed the Lady Bobcats to the edge in game
one, as six extra points were needed to settle the score, 34-32, in
favor of the home side. The Lions would continue to battle the
Lady Bobcats in games two and three, however the nine-time
defending conference champion Lady Bobcats managed to pull out
30-24 and 30-21 victories to complete the sweep.
Daviana Metti (Cordoba, Argentina), Whitney Kiser (Connelly
Springs, NC) and Katie-Marie Legg provided the Lady Bobcats with
some consistency up front as each finished the match with a hitting
percentage over .400. Metti (pictured top left) led the charge
with 18 kills, hitting .457 while Kiser registered the high
percentage going .500 with ten kills. Legg finished with six kills
hitting .417 and also contributed two service aces. Lauren Dickover
(Las Vegas, NV) and Kell Bogdan (Leawood, KS) handled setting
duties for the Lady Bobcats, recording 17 and 14 respectively.
Defensively, senior libero Dani Usedom (Geneva, IL) and Bogdan
registered a team high six digs each.
The Lady Bobcats will close out the weekend with their final
game of the Carolina Challenge this evening against Clarion
University. Game time is set for 7:00pm.