CMU Volleyball Faces Tough Competition

3 years 3 days 5 hours ago October 22, 2013 Oct 22, 2013 Tuesday, October 22 2013 Tuesday, October 22, 2013 3:41:00 PM CDT in Sports
By: Brianna Stubler, KOMU 8 Sports

CANTON - After several competitive games, Central Methodist University's girl's volleyball team lost a close match Monday night.

The final scores were 11-25, 22-25, 25-14, 25-17 and 9-15, with Culver-Stockton College taking the victory at home.

For CMU, Jordan Jackson had 17 kills, for a total of 299 kills and 321.0 points in her career. Andrea Lopez had 16 digs, for a career total of 345, and Haley Willis contributed 11 in the match. Both Melody Hanson and Jennifer Long had seven digs, and Hanson's hard worked added 19 assists.

The Eagles did not stop there. Kylie Melkersman had 15 assists and Ali Cure had two solo blocks and five assists.

Although Jackson set a fast pace, Kamrin Gold was a little faster. She had 21 kills, 17 digs, and a double-double offensive performance against CMU. Shea Elmore and Abbie Foster stepped up to the challenge and each added 14 digs.

India Green had 47 assists for Culver-Stockton.

After Monday night's game, Central Methodist improved its record to 16 wins and 10 losses. The team will travel to Evangel, Missouri next Tuesday evening for its 7 p.m. game.

The Eagles are also hosting the 2013 Heart of America Athletic Conference Junior Varsity Tournament this Saturday, October 26. The single-elimination tournament starts at 2 p.m. and the championship game is scheduled for 5:45 p.m.

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