October 8, 2009

Lady Bobcats Push Win Streak to Six with 3-0 Win

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BANNER ELK, N.C. - The Lees-McRae College Lady Bobcats extended their winning streak to six matches with a 3-0 (25-18, 25-21, 25-21) win over Converse College Thursday night in Conference Carolinas women's volleyball action.

The Lady Bobcats winning streak is the highest of the season at six matches. The win puts them at 15-4 overall and 9-4 in the conference. They have also won 11 of their last 12 matches.

With the loss, Converse falls to 7-16 overall and 2-8 in the conference.

Whitney Justice paced the Lady Bobcats with nine kills and a .421 hitting percentage. Her nine kills came on 19 attempts with one error. Lauren Hall also had nine kills on 19 attempts with two errors for a .368 hitting percentage. Taylor Clendenin followed with eight kills, and Meme Brown had seven kills. Trisha Reese handed out a match-high 23 assists, and Luana Rocha picked up a match-high 16 digs.

For Converse, Jerrica Massey had seven kills and two others had four kills. Lauren Hunsberger had eight assists, and Marisa Coleman collected eight digs. Massey also had a match-high with total blocks, one solo and three block assists.

Lees-McRae will host Limestone Saturday for their next match in Williams Gymnasium.