Oct. 12, 2004
Truman Volleyball Sweeps Its Battle With Regional Rival Quincy
Truman's offense remained in peak form on Tuesday night as the Bulldogs defeated Quincy by scores of 30-18, 30-21, 30-24 in a non-conference contest at Pershing Arena.
The Bulldogs finished the match with a .313 hitting percentage, their fifth-straight match with a .295 or better hitting percentage. In those five matches, Truman is hitting .330 as a team. Quincy, meanwhile, was held to a .000 percentage through two games and finished the night with a .068 mark.
Caroline Clark (Springfield, Ill./Pleasant Plains) led the Bulldogs with 11 kills and a .688 attack percentage, all done in just two games. The freshman hitter has seen action in seven games and three matches over the last five Truman matches. In those games, she is averaging 4.43 kills a game and is hitting .630.
Kelsey Wackerman (Camdenton, Mo./Camdenton) and Jessica Sears (Colchester, Ill./Colchester) each added eight kills. The specialist were led by setter Christine Wagener (Ballwin, Mo./Parkway West) who had 30 assists and libero Lauren Dickbernd (St. Charles, Mo./St. Charles West) who had 20 digs. Hitter Sarah Shearman (Manchester, Mo./Lutheran South) was also in double-figures with 15 digs.
Quincy was led by Amber Heimann who had a double-double of 11 kills and 16 digs. Brittany Paul led the team with 20 assists.
The win improved Truman to 23-0 on the season. The Bulldogs remained at the No. 3 spot in the national poll which was released early today. Quincy fell to 7-15 on the year.
Truman will take its perfect record on the road this weekend, the team's final road trip of the regular season. The Bulldogs will face Emporia State on Friday night and nationally-ranked Washburn on Saturday afternoon.
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