Score: Lubbock Christian 3, Texas A&M International 0 (25-13, 25-8, 25-10)
Records: Lubbock Christian (8-6, 3-1 Heartland), Texas A&M International (1-13, 1-4 Heartland)
Location: Rip Griffin Center – Lubbock, Texas
Lubbock Christian University won their third straight Heartland Conference contest, defeating TAMIU in straight sets for their third 3-0 win of the season. Christiana Tavo led LCU in kills (9) and blocks (4) in the match. LCU had a .256 kill percentage in the set and had 12 attack errors compared the TAMIU’s 25.
How It Happened
The opening set was the only set with a lead change and there were four of them. The lead changes were early in the set and TAMIU’s 8-7 lead would be their final lead of the match. LCU led 15-13 and closed the set on a 10-0 run for a 25-13 set win. Lauren Zoller served the final nine serves in the set and had three aces. Emily Hanaway had four kills to lead LCU in the set.
The second set was a mismatch at the net. LCU had nine kills and four blocks at the net, while TAMIU had three kills and produced 15 attack errors for a -.324 kill percentage. LCU opened the set on a 16-0 run and closed the set on an 8-0 run for a 25-8 set win. Tavo led LCU with four kills in the set and Ariel Froeschl had two kills on four attempts and produced three blocks.
LCU sprinted out to a 13-5 lead in the final set and used a 19-3 run to take a 22-6 lead. The won the set 25-10. Zoller paced LCU with five digs in the set. LCU had 12 kills and two errors in the set for a .294 attack mark.
Inside the Numbers:
-.102 – TAMIU’s negative attack percentage marked the second time this season a LCU opponent has been in the negative and it was the lowest attack percentage by an opponent this season.
6 – LCU had six aces, which is the third straight game LCU has had at least five aces in a match.
.429 – Ariel Froeschl had a .429 attack percentage with seven kills and one attack error on 14 attempts.
The Lady Chaps close out their six-match homestand Tuesday hosting Texas-Permian Basin for a non-conference contest at 6 p.m. inside Rip Griffin Center.