Belmont, NC--The Lees-McRae Lady Bobcats got back into the win column Friday evening, sweeping Belmont Abbey in Conference Carolinas action 30-26, 30-20, 30-20. After going 1-3 last weekend at the Carolina Challenege, the Lady Bobcats even their record at 7-7 (3-0 Conference Carolinas) with the win. Abbey falls to 1-12 (0-3 Conference Carolinas).
Offensively, the Lady Bobcats were led by senior Daviana Metti (Cordoba, Argentina) and Caty Honey (Geneva, IL) with a match high 11 kills each. Metti also contributed 17 digs, four service aces, a pair of solo blocks and a pair of block assists. Classmate Dani Usedom (Geneva, IL) had a match high 21 digs while Lauren Dickover (Las Vegas, NV) handled the playmaking duties with a match high 23 assists.
Abbey was led Leanne Cassandra with six kills while Jessica Bennett and Sydney Steffen added five and four respectively. Libero Monica Halligan led the home side with a team high 16 digs on the defensive side of the ball.
The Lady Bobcats will resume Conference Carolinas action tomorrow when they travel to Gaffney, SC to take on Limestone.
PICTURED TOP LEFT: Senior Daviana Metti