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APSU Volleyball: Lady Govs win in wire-to-wire fashion over Skyhawks

Volleyball: Austin Peay def. Tennessee Martin, 3-0 (25-10, 25-9, 25-10)

apsugovernorsAustin Peay State University’s volleyball team quickly dispatched visiting Tennessee Martin in three sets (25-10, 25-9, 25-10), in Ohio Valley Conference action, Friday night, at the Dunn Center.

Austin Peay (21-8, 14-3 OVC) led each of the three sets wire-to-wire and needed just 30 kills in the victory, recording a .324 attack percentage. They did not record more than two attack errors in any of the three sets. The Lady Govs recorded nine service aces in the contest and posted six blocks.

Kirstin Distler firing a setup shot towards UT Martin
Kirstin Distler firing a setup shot towards UT Martin

Tennessee Martin (8-20, 2-15) played without its two regular setters who were suspended earlier in the week. The Skyhawks posted 19 kills but were charged with 25 attack errors, seven ball handling errors and four service errors in the contest.

Senior outside hitter Stephanie Champine had 10 kills in the contest, her 25th consecutive match of 10 or more kills. Sophomore outside hitter Ilyanna Hernandez chipped in six kills and two blocks.

Lauren Montague led Tennessee Martin with nine kills.

Austin Peay wraps up its regular-season slate with a 2 p.m., Saturday contest against Murray State.

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