|Ouachita Baptist (2-1)||28||25||25||3|
Libby Harrington - 11
B: 2 Players (#7, #14 - 3)
D: Savannah White - 11
SA: 2 Players (#5, #13 - 2)
Michelle Walker - 13
B: Michelle Walker - 2
D: Rachel Wotitzky - 13
SA: Rachel Wotitzky - 1
|TEAM STATISTICS||Ouachita Baptist||Montevallo|
|Henderson St. (0-3)||20||14||21||0|
Michelle Walker - 18
B: Manyi Ati - 6
D: Rachel Wotitzky - 29
SA: 4 Players (#5, #13, #14, #30 - 1)
Ty Lindberg - 10
B: Jessica Moss - 3
D: Ty Lindberg - 9
SA: 2 Players (#8, #11 - 3)
|TEAM STATISTICS||Montevallo||Henderson St.|
MEMPHIS, Tenn. – The University of Montevallo volleyball team (2-2) split once again on the final day of the Christian Brothers University Invitational. UM opened up the morning with a tough 3-0 loss to Ouachita Baptist University (2-1) before sweeping Henderson State University 3-0 in the afternoon. UM was led by freshman Michelle Walker (Houston, Texas/Elkins) throughout the day. In the opening game she recorded 13 kills, seven digs and a pair of blocks. She also had a .400 hitting percentage. In match two she had 18 kills and 23 digs for a huge double-double. She also hit .468. Senior Rachel Wotitzky (Punta Gorda, Fla./Charlotte) broke an 10-year record with 29 digs in match two. The previous record for digs in a three-game match at UM was 26, held by UM Athletic Hall of Famer Gabi Raposo (2000-03).
UM fell to OBU in straight sets (28-26, 25-16, 25-18). Freshman Brianna Guzinski (Jacksonville, Fla./Bishop Kenny) chipped in 10 kills and six digs and made just one error. She finished with a .474 hitting percentage. Wotitzky led the team in digs with 13 while junior Betsy Stevenson (DeFuniak Springs, Fla./Walton) led in assists with 36.
The Falcons then swept HSU (25-20, 25-14, 25-21). Walker led the Falcons in kills while Wotitzky came just short of another 30 dig performance with 29. Sophomore Manyi Ati (Lawrenceville, Ga./Grayson) had six blocks including two solos while freshman Katie Best (Hoover, Ala./ Spain Park) chipped in five blocks including one solo. Full statistics were not available at press time for the Henderson State match but the information will be on the University of Montevallo athletics website early next week.
The Falcons will return to action this Tuesday as they host their home opener. UM will take on the University of West Georgia at 6 p.m. inside BankTrust Arena.