Athletic News

October 16, 2010
For immediate release:

Huntingdon College
News Release

Volleyball Picks Up Two Big Conference Wins

DECATUR, Ga. ---- The Huntingdon volleyball team (12-11) won their first match of the day against Agnes Scott, 3-2, before beating Maryville, 3-1. The Lady Hawks picked up two big conference victories, including first-time win over Lady Scots for Aiello.

The Lady Hawks won their first match against Agnes Scott in the fifth set on Saturday, (26-28, 20-25, 25-12, 16-25, 15-9).

Clare Shannon paced the squad with 16 kills, while Melony Motley and Kelly Kahumoku each added 13 in the contest. Alyssa Eason tallied 35 assists to pace the squad.

Defensively, Eason led the Lady Hawks with 16 digs, while Clare Shannon and Christine Whiten each posted 12. Melony Motley recorded three assisted blocks in the win.

Four Lady Hawks posted one service ace in the match, including Abby Brown, Abby Carter, Christine Whiten, and Krissie Jones.

In the second match of the day against Maryville, the Lady Hawks picked up a big win in four sets, (25-22, 19-25, 25-23, 25-19).

Kelly Kahumoku led the team with 14 kills, while Melony Motley and Abby Carter contributed 13 and 11, respectively. Alyssa Eason tallied a day-high 42 assists to lead the Lady Hawks.

Defensively, Christine Whiten paced the team with 13 digs, while Krissie Jones and Alyssa Eason added 12 and 10, respectively. Abby Brown recorded four assisted blocks in the victory over the Lady Scots.

Abby Brown led the team with two service aces.

The victory over Maryville was a sweet one for head coach Megan Aiello, as the win marks the first-time beating Maryville as the head coach of the Lady Hawks. Coach Aiello was pleased with the Lady Hawks two conference wins on Saturday, “I'm very proud of the way we played today, and we earned the wins today in both matches.”

Huntingdon will return to action on Tuesday, Oct. 19, traveling to cross-town rival Faulkner University. The match is set for 6 p.m.



Hodge Patterson
Sports Information Director
Phone: (334) 833-4579

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