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Lady Govs win Buccaneer Classic with sweep of UNC Greensboro


Austin Peay State University GovernorsJohnson City, TN – Austin Peay State University’s volleyball team completed its stay at the Buccaneer Classic with a three-set sweep (25-21, 25-19, 25-9) victory against UNC Greensboro, Saturday afternoon, at Brooks Gymnasium.

Austin Peay (9-1) claimed the Buccaneer Classic title with a 3-0 record, losing only one set in its three matches. The Lady Govs also ran their win streak to eight matches as they prepare to open both their home and Ohio Valley Conference schedule, Friday.

Austin Peay State University’s Volleyball

Austin Peay State University’s Volleyball

The Lady Govs offense was at its most efficient against the Spartans, committing just nine errors in the match. Austin Peay recorded 42 kills and finished the contest with a .303 attack percentage. Sophomore Ilyanna Hernandez led the Lady Govs with 11 kills, the third different kills leader in the tournament for APSU.

UNC Greensboro (8-3) could not find a rhythm offensively, recording 28 kills but committing 19 errors to finish the match with a .089 attack percentage. Olivia Humphries and Billi Baker each had six kills to lead the Spartans offense.

Austin Peay opens its OVC and home schedules with a 7:00pm, Friday, contest against Murray State




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