APSU Sports Information
Richmond, KY – Middle blocker Logan Carger led the way with 11 kills and six blocks and Austin Peay State University’s (APSU) volleyball team rallied and then held on for a five-set victory (19-25, 25-21, 25-15, 17-25, 15-11) against Eastern Kentucky, Saturday, at McBrayer Arena.
Austin Peay (23-4, 12-2 OVC) had to battle through a slow start that allowed Eastern Kentucky to win the first set wire-to-wire and grab a 10-5 lead in the second set.
The Governors would rally to take the lead and the win the second set before winning the third in near wire-to-wire fashion.
After losing the third set, Eastern Kentucky (4-22, 3-11) returned the favor in the fourth, winning wire-to-wire again as the Govs offense went cold.
Carger posted her fifth double-digit kill performance in her last seven matches, her 11-kill outing coming with .308 attack percentage. Outside hitters Jenna Panning and Brooke Moore each added 10 kills.
Cassie Knutson led Eastern Kentucky with a 14-kill effort. Kaylin Johnson and Lindsey Wilkins added 13-kill outings.
Austin Peay, which remained first in the league standings, continues its four-match regular-season ending road trip with a 6:00pm, Friday, November 9th contest at SIU Edwardsville.