#4 Trinity Volleyball Sweeps the Competition at SCAC Divisional

#4 Trinity Volleyball Sweeps the Competition at SCAC Divisional

Seguin, Texas - The fourth-ranked Tiger volleyball team closed out the Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference Cross-Divisional a pair of 3-0 victories over Centenary (LA) College and the University of Dallas (TX) on Sunday.

 

MATCH SUMMARIES

Trinity opened the final day of the tournament with a 25-18, 25-16, 25-19 victory over Centenary (LA) College, then carried that momentum forward for a 25-20, 25-10, 25-18 win over the University of Dallas (TX).

The Tigers finished off the first set with Centenary by scoring six of the final seven points to take the early lead, then went on an 11-2 run to finish the second set and take a 2-0 lead. Trinity hit .300 in the third set, starting with an 18-12 lead, then holding on for the win.

After Trinity pulled ahead of Dallas in the weekend finale, the Crusaders closed to within two points at 21-19, but the Tigers finished with a 4-1 run to lead 1-0. The Tigers hit a blistering .476 in the second set on their way to a lopsided win in the second set, then finished the sweep with another strong showing in the third.

 

NOTABLES

The Tigers went 3-1 at the Cross Divisional, falling only to second-ranked Colorado College to finish off Saturday's action.  Trinity holds an overall record of 16-3 overall and a conference mark of 6-1 this season.

Lindsey Lubianski shattered the school-record for hitting percentage in a single match, posting a mark of .882 with 15 kills and no errors in 17 attempts.  The previous record was set in 2002 by Brianna Iversen. Lubianski also hit .615 in the opening match, scoring eight kills on 13 attacks.

Sarah Mullens smoked in 10 service aces against Centenary, which was the team's highest single-match total since 2003, and the fifth-best mark in school history. She recorded 17 digs on the day, needing just eight more to tie for 20th in school history in career digs.

Kirby Smith hit .412 in the Centenary matchup, and had 17 kills and 24 total digs in the two matches. She needs seven more kills to reach 11th in school history, and her total of career digs has also moved her into the top 25 all-time at Trinity.

Amelia Roden posted 11 assists in the Centenary match, then picked up 16 more in the win over Dallas.

Annie Rose Leggett led the Tigers with 10 digs in the Centenary match.

 

UP NEXT

The Tigers will play two matches next Friday in Belton, Texas, taking on Sul Ross State (TX) University and the University of Mary Hardin-Baylor (TX).