Cougar Volleyball Takes Down Indiana Tech in Straight Sets

7 years 9 months 2 weeks ago Wednesday, November 30 2011 Nov 30, 2011 Wednesday, November 30, 2011 2:38:00 PM CST November 30, 2011 in Sports

SIOUX CITY, IA - In the second day of the NAIA Volleyball National Championships, the Columbia College Cougars defeated Indiana Institute of Technology by scores of 25-14, 25-21 and 25-20, giving them a 2-0 record in pool play. Columbia, seeded fifth in the playoff, improve to 37-3 on the season while the Warriors drop to 34-7 overall.

The Cougars started where they left off Tuesday and cruised to an easy first set victory. Columbia struggled in set two, falling behind 5-1 early but climbed their way back tying up the score at 14 and taking back control of the contest. The Cougars held Indiana Tech to a .200 hitting percentage in set three while posting 17 kills of their own and a .317 hitting percentage.

Senior Nicole Murphy led the attack with 12 kills in 18 attempts. Serena Jenkins pounded down 11 kills and had 11 digs. Paula Ferreira had 34 assists and six digs and Aleah Hayes chipped in 11 assists.

Columbia will finish out pool play on Thursday, December 1st when they take on eighth seeded Lewis-Clark State College. Game time is set for 3:15 p.m.


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