TLU edges Austin College to advance in opening game of SCAC Volleyball Tournament

TLU edges Austin College to advance in opening game of SCAC Volleyball Tournament

KERRVILLE, Texas - The fourth-seeded Texas Lutheran University Bulldogs beat fifth-seeded Austin College to earn a 3-1 victory to open the 2017 SCAC Volleyball Championship. Official Website | Postgame Interview

HOW IT HAPPENED

  • Austin College opened up the four-set game with a 25-22 win over the Bulldogs.
  • In the second set, TLU opened with a five point lead over Austin College to eventually take the set 25-23.
  • The third set started in similar fashion with a similar final set score.
  • The fourth set was back and forth but the Bulldogs pulled out the win and the game.

AUSTIN COLLEGE STATISTICAL STANDOUTS

  • Dani DeWitt: 16 kills, .359 hitting percentage
  • Katie Ingle: 42 assists, 9 digs
  • Tatiana Ferrari: 27 digs, 2 assists

TEXAS LUTHERAN UNIVERSITY STATISTICAL STANDOUTS

  • Bryten Mitchan: 18 kills, .342 hitting percentage
  • Kelly Jurden: 32 assists, 1 kill
  • Cailey Young: 24 digs

UP NEXT

TLU advances to take on the top seed, Colorado College, in the 3:30 p.m. semfinal match. Austin College will await the loser of third-seeded Southwestern University and sixth-seeded Centenary College in tomorrow's fifth/sixth place match at 11 a.m.

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