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Spikers Open Season With Victories

August 24th, 2012 » filed under: Top Story, Volleyball News

The Roughrider volleyball team opened the 2012 season with two impressive victories at the New Mexico Military Institute Invitational on Friday. YC beat Frank Phillips College in the opener 3-0 (25-23, 26-24, 25-22) and upset #11 ranked Seminole State College 3-2 (22-25, 26-24, 19-25, 25-17, 18-16) in the nightcap. YC rallied in the fifth game against Seminole after being down 12-14 and won a service ace by Jen Sadler to complete the upset.

The lady spikers got excellent play against Frank Phillips from Hannah Hill (9 kills) and Libby Ary (23 assists). Against Seminole State Hill continued her excellent play with 12 kills. Jen Sadler and Liz Culhane each had 11 kills. The playmaker, Ary, recorded 42 assists and Jordan Lopez stood out defensively with 23 digs. MacKenzie Hamilton added 3 service aces.

YC returns to the court on Saturday at 8:00 AM against Odessa College and plays #14 Seward County Community College at 2:00 PM.