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Austin Peay State University Lady Govs Volleyball sweep Murray State Racers, improve to 3-0 in OVC

 

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Austin Peay State University Lady Govs - APSUClarksville, TN – In front of a raucous home crowd, Austin Peay State University’s volleyball team swept Murray State (25-20, 25-23, 25-17) to remain unbeaten in Ohio Valley Conference play, Tuesday night, at the Dunn Center.

Austin Peay Women's Volleyball. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Women’s Volleyball. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay (9-10, 3-0 OVC) cruised to a 25-20 victory in the opening set as senior outside hitter Jada Stotts recorded six kills without an error in the frame. The Lady Govs recorded 16 kills and a .316 attack percentage in the first set while holding Murray State to 14 kills and a .189 attack percentage.

Murray State (11-4, 2-1 OVC) threatened to run away with the second set, using a 10-1 run to build a 16-9 advantage. Austin Peay cut into the lead with four straight points, but it was a 6-0 APSU run – with three kills by sophomore Sammie Ebright – that closed the gap to one point, 20-19.

APSU's Jada StottsMurray State got on the cusp of set point, leading 23-21, but could not find a 24th point. Instead, Austin Peay scored the final four points of the set with freshman Ashley Slay providing two kills and Stotts another before a Racers attack error ended the set with APSU winning, 25-23.

Murray State opened the third set with a 6-0 run, including four kills, before Austin Peay responded with a 6-0 run of its own, with just two kills and a service ace. The Lady Govs used a 7-2 run, including three kills by Ebright, to take control of the set, 17-12. The teams would trade points until Ebright struck again with back-to-back kills to secure a 25-17 victory for the match.

APSU's Sammie EbrightEbright finished with 14 kills and a team-leading .444 attack percentage, while chipping in three blocks. Stotts added 15 kills at a .282 attack percentage. Austin Peay finished with 47 kills and a .267 attack percentage for the match.

Scottie Ingram led Murray State with 10 kills, but was the only Racers hitter to reach double-digit kill territory. Murray State recorded just 38 kills at a .131 attack percentage in the loss.

Austin Peay concludes its four-match homestand when it hosts defending OVC champion Morehead State in a 2:00pm, Saturday contest at the Dunn Center.

Box Score

Murray State 0 vs Austin Peay 3

Set Scores 1 2 3 Team Records
Austin Peay (3) 25 25 25 9-10, 3-0 OVC
Murray State (0) 20 23 17 11-4, 2-1 OVC

 


Murray State (11-4, 2-1 OVC)

## Player SP K E TA PCT A E SA SE RE DIG BS BA Pts
1 LELM, Alyssa 3 7 6 17 .059 1 0 0 0 0 1 2 1 9.5
4 BEDARD, Sam 3 1 1 8 .000 30 0 0 0 0 11 0 0 1.0
6 OLDEN, Taylor 3 8 4 38 .105 1 0 0 0 2 7 0 0 8.0
7 INGRAM, Scottie 3 10 4 31 .194 0 0 2 0 1 11 0 1 12.5
8 BESSELSEN, Kristen 3 8 6 26 .077 1 0 0 1 0 5 0 3 9.5
25 CHATMAN, Olivia 3 4 0 9 .444 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 3 5.5
2 EMBREY, Kaitlyn 1 0 0 0 .000 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0.0
3 STULTZ, Hannah 3 0 0 0 .000 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 0.0
10 SCHMAHL, Emily 1 0 0 1 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
18 LORENZ, Ellie 3 0 0 0 .000 1 0 0 1 0 14 0 0 0.0
Totals 26 38 21 130 .131 35 0 2 2 4 54 2 8 46.0

 

Team Attack By Set
Set K E TA Pct
1 14 7 37 .189
2 13 7 51 .118
3 11 7 42 .095

 

 

Total Team Blocks: 6.0
LEADERS:
Kills-Aces-Blocks: INGRAM, Scottie (10-2-1); OLDEN, Taylor (8-0-0); BESSELSEN, Kristen (8-0-3); LELM, Alyssa (7-0-3); CHATMAN, Olivia (4-0-3); BEDARD, Sam (1-0-0)Assists: BEDARD, Sam (30); LELM, Alyssa (1); OLDEN, Taylor (1); BESSELSEN, Kristen (1); CHATMAN, Olivia (1); LORENZ, Ellie (1)Digs: LORENZ, Ellie (14); BEDARD, Sam (11); INGRAM, Scottie (11); OLDEN, Taylor (7); BESSELSEN, Kristen (5); STULTZ, Hannah (4); LELM, Alyssa (1); CHATMAN, Olivia (1)

 

Austin Peay (9-10, 3-0 OVC)

## Player SP K E TA PCT A E SA SE RE DIG BS BA Pts
4 EBRIGHT, Sammie 3 14 2 27 .444 2 0 0 0 0 8 3 0 17.0
6 SLAY, Ashley 3 5 1 10 .400 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 7.0
7 MARSELLIS, Aubrey 3 3 2 12 .083 40 0 3 0 0 8 0 1 6.5
8 LANDON, Liz 3 6 3 16 .188 1 0 1 0 0 5 0 2 8.0
10 STROTHER, Samantha 3 4 3 16 .063 0 0 0 3 1 15 0 0 4.0
14 STOTTS, Jada 3 15 4 39 .282 1 0 0 0 0 11 0 1 15.5
11 WHITE, Christina 2 0 0 0 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
13 LITCHFIELD, Syd 3 0 0 0 .000 0 0 0 0 0 13 0 0 0.0
TM TEAM 1 0 0 0 .000 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0.0
Totals 24 47 15 120 .267 44 0 4 3 2 60 5 4 58.0

 

 

Total Team Blocks: 7.0
LEADERS:
Kills-Aces-Blocks: STOTTS, Jada (15-0-1); EBRIGHT, Sammie (14-0-3); LANDON, Liz (6-1-2); SLAY, Ashley (5-0-2); STROTHER, Samantha (4-0-0); MARSELLIS, Aubrey (3-3-1)Assists:MARSELLIS, Aubrey (40); EBRIGHT, Sammie (2); LANDON, Liz (1); STOTTS, Jada (1)Digs: STROTHER, Samantha (15); LITCHFIELD, Syd (13); STOTTS, Jada (11); EBRIGHT, Sammie (8); MARSELLIS, Aubrey (8); LANDON, Liz (5)

 


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