Louisville, KY – The Austin Peay State University (APSU) volleyball team picked up its sixth-straight win and first-ever in the Derby City with a decisive three-set victory (25-19, 25-17, 25-18) over future ASUN conference foe Bellarmine, Tuesday, at Knights Hall.
While the APSU Govs showcased another dominating offensive performance, they also continued to showcase dominance on the defensive end, allowing just a .143 hitting percentage – the sixth time this season APSU has held their opponent under .150.
The win marks the first time the APSU Govs have defeated a future ASUN Conference opponent since September 1st, 2018, when they beat Stetson 3-0 at the MT Blue Raider Bash in Murfreesboro. It is also the second time this season APSU has picked up three consecutive sweeps.
Set-by-Set APSU vs. Bellarmine
Moore and Wheat paced the Govs with five kills apiece in a first set that saw Austin Peay State University never trail.
After a close first half of the second set, a 6-1 run propelled the Govs to a 17-9 lead. APSU extended their lead with a 25-17 second-set victory off four Mikayla Powell kills.
Austin Peay State University used the momentum of a 15-5 run midway through the final set to finish off their Tuesday afternoon sweep of Bellarmine.
Next Up For APSU Volleyball
The Austin Peay State University women’s volleyball team concludes its road trip with a two-match Ohio Valley Conference series at Tennessee Tech, Friday-Saturday. The Govs and Golden Eagles are tied atop the OVC standings after two weeks with perfect 4-0 records in conference play.