August 31, 2009
Volleyball Completes Perfect Opening Weekend at LR Inv.
HICKORY, NC -- Catawba capped a perfect opening weekend at the 2009 Lenoir-Rhyne Invitational with two more wins on Saturday at Shuford Gym. The Lady Indians outlasted Limestone to grab a five-set win, then swept past Belmont Abbey to improve to 4-0 on the season.
In the 26-28, 25-16, 17-25, 25-23, 15-7 win over Limestone, freshman Alli Parrish (Zebulon, NC/Smithfield-Selma HS) paced the offense with a dozen kills, while fellow freshman Kaitlyn Whitmer (Ferrum, VA/Franklin Co. HS) had 10 kills with 10 digs and served up three aces. Libero Mai Zoua Lo (Hickory, NC/Foard HS) registered a career-equaling 33 digs and setter Megan Courson (Statesville, NC/W. Iredell HS) dished out 43 assists.
Catawba would dispatch Belmont Abbey 25-18, 26-24, 25-16 in its final match. Whitmer posted another double-double with 11 kills and 10 digs. Jasmine Chunn (East Bend, NC/Forbush HS) added nine kills and five blocks. Lo posted 14 digs and a pair of aces.
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Volleyball vs. UNC Pembroke 11 a.m.
Volleyball @ Francis Marion 3 p.m.
Volleyball vs. Converse 11 a.m.
Volleyball vs. Emmanuel 5 p.m.
Soccer (W) vs. SAINT ANSELM 5 p.m.
Soccer (M) vs. BARTON 7:30 p.m.
Volleyball vs. West Texas A&M 11 a.m.
Volleyball @ Tampa 7 p.m.
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