Oct. 22, 2011
SAN ANTONIO - UTSA showed why it is the top volleyball team in the Southland Conference on Saturday afternoon at the Convocation Center as the Roadrunners knocked Lamar University off in three sets by scores of 25-15, 25-14 and 25-18.
Lamar, which is 7-18 on the year, fell to 5-5 in conference play with road matches at Southeastern Louisiana and Nicholls on the schedule for this week. UTSA has yet to lose in conference play, improving to 10-0 in the league and 16-8 overall.
UTSA dominated the match offensively, finishing with a 45-28 advantage in kills and hitting a stout .376 for the match. Lamar managed to attack at a dismal .108 percentage as a team, including a negative .032 for set one.
Junior middle blocker Wendy Krell was the lone bright spot for Lamar on offense. Krell led Lamar with nine kills and hit a robust .471 for the match. She added two of Lamar's four block assists.
Junior libero Angel Colyar led the LU effort defensively with 13 digs. Colyar also registered two of the Lady Cardinals' three service aces.
McKenzie Adams led all players with 11 kills for UTSA. Dempsey Thornton added eight, while Elise Huskey and Whitney Walls tallied seven each. Kelsey Jewasko, who leads the Southland in digs, registered a match-high 16 as UTSA finished with a 43-33 advantage.