Lady Cards drop 3-1 decision at SFA
Oct. 20, 2012
NACOGDOCHES, Texas - The Lamar women's volleyball team picked up a first set victory once again on Saturday evening, but Stephen F. Austin bounced back to take the next three for a 3-1 (25-18, 18-25, 13-25, 21-25) victory at Shelton Gym.
Whittaker had 10 kills to lead the Lady Cardinals offensively and Wendy Krell added seven, but as a team, LU had 37 kills and was out-hit by the Ladyjacks .180 to .100.
Madi Martin led the team in assists with 24.
The Lady Cards had an efficient opening frame and out-hit the Ladyjacks .333 to .179 to coast to a 25-18 victory. After spotting SFA a slim 5-3 lead early, Lamar tallied 11 of the ensuing 14 points to grab a a 14-9 advantage that wasn't seriously challenged down the stretch.
The next three sets wouldn't be as kind to LU as the Lady Cards were out-hit .164 to .000.
Lamar will return to action on Tuesday against Southeastern Louisiana.