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[October 12, 2009]  NEW ORLEANS -- The Red Lions volleyball team was 1-3 in New Orleans over the weekend as they played in a tournament with Loyola University of New Orleans and St. Thomas University of Houston, Texas, both NAIA schools that give athletic scholarships. Lincoln Christian University played very well and could have been 3-1 given a couple of breaks along the way.

On Friday the Red Lions lost both matches in five games. Against Loyola they were 22-25, 28-26, 23-25, 25-15 and 12-15. Against St. Thomas they were 22-25, 25-12, 23-25, 30-28 and 8-15.

On Saturday the Red Lions defeated St Thomas 25-23, 21-25, 25-19 and 25-15. In the nightcap Loyola again prevailed 21-25, 25-19, 21-25, 28-30.

For the weekend the Red Lions were led by their big front line. Krystine Schnautz had 91 kills, 21 digs, two blocks and one assist. Jamie McFadden had 82 kills, 18 digs and one block. Adriane Tschantz had 24 kills, nine digs and one assist. Nicki Wingfield contributed 21 kills. Megan Callahan was outstanding with 212 assists, and Jessica Crowl chipped in with 39 digs.

The 16-6 Red Lions will next play at home against Maranatha Baptist Bible College on Saturday at 2 p.m.

[Text from file received from Jack A. Getchel, Lincoln Christian University]


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