NORTH GREENVILLE, S.C. - The Lady Lions competed against two teams during the North Greenville University hosted Tri-Tournament. After a tough loss to Southern Wesleyan the night before, the ladies recovered with a clean sweep of both teams.
In their first match against NGU, the Lions started strong with a 7 point run midway through the first set. at 20-12, the Lions put pressure on the Crusaders and closed out the set with a kill by Julie de Blanck (#9). Sets two and three went well for the Lions again, this time with big contriubtions from setter Stephanie Hardy (#15) with 3 back to back aces, and several kills from Jessica Gray (#13). The Lions finished off the Crusaders 25-20, 25-19, 25-15.
After a brief break, Emmanuel jumped back on the court, this time against University of Virginia-Wise. Once again the Lions were able to sweep their opponent, winning the sets 25-16, 25-15, 25-16. Julie de Blanck (#9) once again led the Lions with 13 kills. Stephanie Hardy (#15) had 37 assists.
The Lions next game will be Tuesday, away at Lee University.
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