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September 16, 2013Volleyball picks up easy road win at Longview
For the second time this season the No. 1-ranked Cowley College volleyball team needed just three sets to defeat Longview (MO) Community College. This time, the Lady Tigers defeated Longview by a score of 25-7, 25-13, 25-17 Friday in Kansas City, MO.
The victory improves the Lady Tigers' record to 13-0 on the season. Longview is now 4-9.
"We started strong and finished strong," Cowley assistant coach Riann Mullis said. "It is always nice to win on the road."
Outside hitters B.J. Specht (14 kills) and Shanna Witt (nine kills) combined for 23 kills and only one hitting error, while McKenzie Hartzog added 14 digs. Sophomore setter Katelynn Slade chipped in with 33 assists in the victory.
The Lady Tigers will host Seminole State tonight at 6 p.m. Cowley defeated the Trojans 25-8, 25-16, 25-19 August 29 in Seminole, OK.
"We are worrying more about what we can do to get better as a team," Mullis said. "We will need to challenge ourselves more and hold each other more accountable."
Following Monday's home match, Cowley will turn its attention to Wednesday's road contest at No. 17-ranked Butler Community College at 6:30 p.m.