Lynchburg splits the day

Lexington, Va.--  The University of Lynchburg volleyball split the day with a 3-1 loss against Washington and Lee in an Old Dominion Athletic Conference match and got a big 3-2 win in a non conference match against Stevenson.

 

Lynchburg opened the day with a tough 25-16,25-15, 23-25, 25-23 loss to the Generals of Washington and Lee.

 

The Hornets picked up the heat in the afternoon and defeated Stevenson 25-20, 28-26, 17-25, 19-25, 15-9.

 

Junior hitter Sydney Frink (Chester, Va.) lead the pack with 24 kills at the net, 18 digs, and assisted in six blocks between the two matches. Junior blocker Disa Haugsdahl (Warrenton, Va.) earned 11 kills, five digs, and one block. Junior setter Erin Farina (Crozet, Va.) tallied 58 assists, 19 digs, and three service aces.

 

THE RUNDOWN

Match 1 Final: Washington and Lee 3, Lynchburg 1 ( 25-16,25-15, 23-25, 25-23)

Match 2 Final: Lynchburg 3, Stevenson (25-20, 28-26, 17-25, 19-25, 15-9)

Records: Lynchburg (8-9, 3-3 ODAC), Washington and Lee (10-8, 7-1 ODAC), Stevenson (11-10)

Venue: Duchossois Center, Washington and Lee University, Lexington, Va.

 

HOW IT HAPPENED

Match 1

  • Washington and Lee took the first two sets from the Hornets 25-16 and 25-15.

  • Lynchburg was behind in the third set 21-16, but battled back hard to score the last five points and defeat the Generals 25-23.

  • Lynchburg and the Generals kept the fight going all the way to the end of the fourth set, but the Hornets fell behind 23-19 and Washington and Lee took the final set 25-23.

 

Match 2

  • Lynchburg jumped on an early lead against Stevenson, which payed of giving the Hornets a 25-20 win.

  • Half way through the second set Lynchburg was down 14-9, but closed the gap after a six point rally with Haugsdahl behind the service line. Lynchburg carried the momentum and won the set 28-26.

  • Stevenson and Lynchburg were closely matched, but Stevenson ended up taking the next two sets tying up the match 2-2.

  • Going into the fifth and final set Lynchburg held nothing back. The Hornets racked up 10 points creating a large 10-1 lead. Stevenson went on the attack, but failed giving the Hornets the set and the match.

 

LOOKING AHEAD

The Hornets will be back home Tuesday Oct 9 to face off with Randolph-Macon in Turner Gymnasium at 7 pm.  


--LYN--

 

 

Fri Aug 30
at Liberty University Challenge
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Fri Aug 30
3:30 PM
Mary Baldwin
vs. Lynchburg
@ Eastern Mennonite University, Harrisonburg, Va. Route 42 Classic
Fri Aug 30
5:30 PM
Bryn Mawr
vs. Lynchburg
@ Eastern Mennonite University, Harrisonburg, Va. Route 42 Classic
Fri Aug 30
7:00 PM
Roanoke
vs. Lynchburg
Shellenberger Classic -- Non-conference match
Sat Aug 31
10:00 AM
Meredith
vs. Lynchburg
@ Eastern Mennonite University, Harrisonburg, Va. Route 42 Classic
Sat Aug 31
1:00 PM
Lebanon Valley
vs. Lynchburg
Sat Aug 31
2:00 PM
Catholic
vs. Lynchburg
@ Eastern Mennonite University, Harrisonburg, Va. Route 42 Classic
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Fri Aug 30
7:00 PM
Roanoke
vs. Lynchburg
Shellenberger Classic -- Non-conference match
Sat Sep 07
5:00 PM
Maryville (Tenn.)
vs. Lynchburg
@ Salem, Va. Roanoke Invitational
Sun Sep 08
4:30 PM
Regent
vs. Lynchburg
Wed Sep 11
7:00 PM
Mary Washington
vs. Lynchburg
Fri Sep 13
7:00 PM
Oglethorpe
vs. Lynchburg
Wed Sep 18
7:00 PM
Lynchburg
at Chris. Newport
Sat Sep 21
1:00 PM
Lynchburg
at Catholic
Wed Sep 25
7:00 PM
Washington and Lee
vs. Lynchburg
Non-conference match
Sat Sep 28
6:00 PM
Lynchburg
at Roanoke
Wed Oct 02
4:00 PM
Lynchburg
at Bridgewater (Va.)
Non-conference match
Wed Oct 09
7:00 PM
Randolph-Macon
vs. Lynchburg
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Sat Aug 31
3:00 PM
Lynchburg
vs. Johns Hopkins
@ Salem, Va. Roanoke College Kickoff
Sun Sep 01
3:00 PM
Mt. St. Mary (N.Y.)
vs. Lynchburg
@ Salem, Va. Roanoke College Kickoff
Sat Sep 07
12:00 PM
Maryville (Tenn.)
vs. Lynchburg
Shellenberger Classic -- Match 1
Sun Sep 08
2:00 PM
Kalamazoo
vs. Lynchburg
Shellenberger Classic -- Match 3
Sat Sep 14
11:00 AM
Lynchburg
vs. Emory
@ Demorest, Ga. Piedmont Invitational
Sun Sep 15
11:00 AM
Lynchburg
at Piedmont
Piedmont Invitational
Wed Sep 25
6:00 PM
Lynchburg
at Chris. Newport
Sat Sep 28
1:00 PM
Lynchburg
at Washington and Lee
Sat Oct 05
1:00 PM
Bridgewater (Va.)
vs. Lynchburg
Wed Oct 09
4:00 PM
Randolph
vs. Lynchburg
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