In their first
night, against Johnson University, LCU ran away with the
victory, winning 3-0. The scores were 25-15, 25-18 and 25-22.
Junior outside hitter Alicia Carson (Gobles, Mich./Bloomingdale High)
led the way in kills, recording 11. Senior Emily Sheley (Lincoln/Lincoln Community High) recorded nine serving aces.
second match Friday night, LCU took on No. 6-ranked Manhattan
Christian College, winning 3-1. The set scores were 25-21, 25-22,
18-25 and 25-20. Carson, once again, led the way in kills,
recording 22 in the match. Senior setter Hannah Taylor (Mishawaka,
Ind./Jimtown High) led the way in assists with 49.
In Saturday's first match, LCU took
on Grace University. LCU took care of business, winning it in three
straight sets, 25-21, 25-21 and 25-20. Carson led the way again with
15 kills, while freshman Abbey Akre (Newark/Newark Community
High) followed up with eight kills of her own.
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In their last match of the
tournament, LCU took on No. 8-ranked Ohio Christian University. It was
a back-and-forth match, with both teams grabbing leads and giving
them up, until LCU pulled out the win 3-1. They won with set
scores of 22-25, 25-16, 28-26 and 25-22. Carson had 20 kills,
while freshmen Akre and Erin Taylor (Noble/West Richland High)
helped with 10 kills each. Junior libero Emma Donnelly (Clinton/Clinton Community High) recorded 26 digs on the match.
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