Friday, 08 November 2019 23:15

L-R Volleyball Swept at Lincoln Memorial

Jackie Denny needs 26 blocks to move into fourth in career blocks for Lenoir-Rhyne volleyball Jackie Denny needs 26 blocks to move into fourth in career blocks for Lenoir-Rhyne volleyball Lenoir-Rhyne Athletics

The Lenoir-Rhyne Volleyball Team stumbled at Lincoln Memorial on Friday night, falling by a 3-0 count. The win is the third straight for the Railsplitters, while LR drops to 1-4 over their last five.

Lenoir-Rhyne couldn't recover from a slow start as Lincoln Memorial's Lindsey Nartker finished with a game-high 12 kills.

Taylor Prall and Alannah Thomas paced the Bears with seven kills apiece. Four Bears were in double figures in digs, led by 13 from Ashley Hawkins. Prall's 343 kills totaled this season continue to pace the South Atlantic Conference.

Jackie Denny was LR's leader with four blocks on the night. With her 338 career blocks, Denny moves into fifth place all-time in program history.

As a team, LR hit a season-low .000 and had 25 errors.

The Bears slip into a sixth-place tie with Tusculum who owns the tie-breaker with the Bears thanks to a season sweep. The Bears fall to 15-12 overall, 10-9 in the South Atlantic Conference. L-R will look to bounce back tomorrow against a hot Carson-Newman team who handed LR a 3-0 defeat on Oct. 29.

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