In the opening match Friday, the Red Lions were able to defeat the
College of Pharmacy host team 3-1 after losing the first set. Senior
Krystine Schnautz supplied 16 kills to lead LCU, and sophomore Emily
Sheley recorded 14 kills. LCU then took a 0-3 loss to Oakland City
later that evening.
On Saturday, the Red Lions come out on top against Midway
University 3-1 to secure their place in the championship match.
After losing the first set again, LCU was able to win the next
three. Schnautz and sophomore Alicia Carson combined for 29 of the
team's 50 kills during the match. Freshman Taylor Cremeens recorded
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In the championship match against Oakland City, the Red Lions
had a hard time getting any offense going. Freshman Emma
Donnelly recorded 25 digs, while Carson pounded out 13 kills. In
the end, the Oakland offense was too much to handle.
With only three regular-season games left on the schedule, the
No. 3 Red Lions (17-10) look to prepare for postseason play. LCU
will host Greenville College on Wednesday at 7 p.m. in the Laughlin
LCU's School of Undergraduate Studies is a member of the
National Christian College Athletic Association, Division II. To find out more
about the Red Lions, visit the LCU website at
click on "Athletics."
[Text from file
received from Lincoln Christian University]