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APSU Volleyball sweeps UT Martin for Sixth Straight Win

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APSU Women's Volleyball - Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN – Junior Kaitlyn Teeter had 14 kills, leading Austin Peay State University’s volleyball team to a three-set victory (25-21, 25-21, 25-16) against UT Martin, Saturday afternoon in Ohio Valley Conference action at the Dunn Center.

Austin Peay Volleyball sweeps UT Martin at the Dunn Center Saturday. (APSU Sports Information)
Austin Peay Volleyball sweeps UT Martin at the Dunn Center Saturday. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay (11-6, 2-0 OVC) swept through its OVC opening weekend and set up an early-season showdown against Murray State (7-7, 2-0 OVC), Tuesday, in Murray, Kentucky.

The win also was the Governors sixth-straight win and third-straight sweep.

The Governors got off to an uneven start and UT Martin took advantage, using a 5-0 run to build an early 5-1 lead. Austin Peay would rally to tie the set, 6-6, but could not gain control.

APSU Volleyball - Kaitlyn TeeterIt took a pair of service aces by sophomore Christina White to spark a lead-taking 4-0 run. Freshman Ginny Gerig added two aces later in the set as the Govs built a 19-16 lead en route to the win.

Austin Peay dominated the second set, winning in wire-to-wire fashion. The Governors broke out to a 3-1 lead and built a 14-6 advantage later in the set before holding on for the 25-21 victory.

The Governors took control of the third set early with Teeter serving up a pair of aces as part of a 6-0 run that gave them a 12-6 lead.

APSU Volleyball - Logan CargerFrom there the teams traded points as Austin Peay eased to the 25-16 match-clinching win.

Teeter’s team-leading 14-kill outing was her seventh consecutive double-digit kill performance. Sophomore Logan Carger added 11 kills, one shy of her career best, and posted a career-high .500 attack percentage.

UT Martin (4-13, 0-2 OVC) was held to 30 kills and a .191 attack percentage. Macy Reigelsperger led the way with seven kills, but was charged with six attack errors and finished with a.042 attack percentage.

Inside the Box Score

Teeter Caps Big OVC Start
Teeter’s 14-kill effort against UTM capped an impressive start to OVC play for the junior transfer. She finished the weekend with 27 kills (4.50 per set) and a .321 attack percentage. She also ran her double-digit kill streak to seven matches.

APSU Volleyball - Kristen StuckerCarger Powers Up Off the Bench
Sophomore Logan Carger had her season’s best performance against the Skyhawks, posting 11 kills off the bench. She also posted a career-best .500 attack percentage in the win, with only one attack error on her 20 swings.

Stucker Throws a Block Party
Sophomore Kristen Stucker not only had 38 assists on 46 Govs kills, she also posted a season-best four blocks in the contest. Stucker also added two kills and two service aces in the Govs offense totals.

The Austin Peay Volleyball team are back in action Tuesday, September 27th as they travel to Murray State. The game is set to start at 7:00pm CT.

Box Score

UT Martin vs. Austin Peay

Team   1 2 3 Records
Austin Peay (3) 25 25 25 11-6, 2-0 OVC
UT Martin (0) 21 21 16 4-13, 0-2 OVC

 

Match Details

UT Martin Austin Peay
K E TA % K E TA %
1 12 2 31 .323 16 4 36 .333
2 7 7 34 .000 14 9 41 .122
3 11 4 29 .241 16 3 33 .394
30 13 94 .181 46 16 110 .273

 

Game Leaders

UTM – Leaders

Kills REIGELSPERGER, Macy (7), PHILLIPS, Hannah (6), ERVES, Alisha (4)
Aces REIGELSPERGER, Macy (2), LARSON, Colleen (1), SCHERB, Jamie (1)
Blocks ERVES, Alisha (2), IDEMUDIA, Jemima (2), REIGELSPERGER, Macy (1)
Assists LEAN, Kelly (25), LARSON, Colleen (2), SCHERB, Jamie (2)
Digs SCHERB, Jamie (12), LARSON, Colleen (8), LEAN, Kelly (6)

 

APSU – Leaders

Kills TEETER, Kaitlyn (14), CARGER, Logan (11), GABLE, Cecily (8)
Aces TEETER, Kaitlyn (3), GERIG, Ginny (3), WHITE, Christina (3)
Blocks SLAY, Ashley (4), STUCKER, Kristen (4), EBRIGHT, Sammie (1)
Assists STUCKER, Kristen (38), GERIG, Ginny (3), TEETER, Kaitlyn (1)
Digs TEETER, Kaitlyn (9), GERIG, Ginny (9), O’REILLY, Allie (8)
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