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Volleyball Opens Season with Three-Zero Win Over Arkansas-Monticello – Harding College Athletics


Next Match:

at Henderson State

2/2/2021 | 6:30 p.m.

SEARCY – The Harding volleyball team swept Arkansas-Monticello 3-0 (25-10, 25-13, 25-17) Tuesday in Great American Conference action.

Harding improves to 1-0 overall and 1-0 in the GAC.

Arkansas-Monticello falls to 0-1 overall and 0-1 in the GAC.

FIRST SET

Harding took the first four points of the opening set on two kills. Leading 19-9, the Lady Bisons went on a 6-1 run to win the set 25-10. Harding hit .407 in the set and was led by Logan Smith who had four kills.

SECOND SET

Arkansas-Monticello took a 3-1 lead in the second set until Harding went on a 4-1 run to lead 5-4. Leading 10-9, the Lady Bisons went on a 6-0 run on three kills and two service aces to lead 16-9. Harding closed the set with a 5-0 run on two kills and two aces to win 25-13. The Lady Bisons had 14 kills led by Libby Hinton who had six.

THIRD SET

Trailing 12-11, Harding went on a 6-0 run on two kills to lead 17-12. Leading 22-17, the Lady Bisons scored the next three points on two kills and an ace to win the set 25-17. Harding held Arkansas-Monticello to hitting .079 in the set. Libby Hinton had four kills for the Lady Bisons.

STATS

Harding

–          Libby Hinton led Harding with 10 kills, hit .400 and had four blocks.

–          Logan Smith had nine kills and hit .400.

–          Sarah Morehead had 25 assists.

–          Harding had 52 digs led by Katherine Cowart who had 11. Amber Robin added 10 digs.

–          Cowart also had four services aces.

Arkansas-Monticello

–          Faith Wilemon led Arkansas-Monticello with eight kills.

–          The Blossoms hit .065 in the match.

–          Katelyn Richbourg led the defense with 11 digs.

UP NEXT

Harding will travel to Arkadelphia, Arkansas to take on Henderson State Feb. 2 in Great American Conference action. First serve is at 6 p.m.

 

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