Volleyball swings past SVU in non-conference match

Disa Haugsdahl jumps on the block. Graphic showing 3-1 final score.

Buena Vista, Va. -- University of Lynchburg's volleyball team started out hot and rode that momentum to a 25-19, 18-25, 25-21, 25-18 non-conference win at Southern Virginia Thursday night.

Junior outside Sydney Frink (Chester, Va.) notched her eighth double-double of the season with 13 digs and 11 kills. Junior middle Disa Haugsdahl (Warrenton, Va.) also had a big match, totaling nine kills, four blocks, and three aces, while hitting .467 on the attack.

Junior libero Lauren Stanford (Mechanicsville, Va.) led the Hornet defense with 22 digs.

 

THE RUNDOWN

Final: Lynchburg 3, Southern Virginia 1 (25-19, 18-25, 25-21, 25-18)

Records: Lynchburg 9-11, Southern Virginia 11-7

Venue: Knight Sports Arena, Southern Virginia University, Buena Vista, Va.

 

HOW IT HAPPENED

  • Lynchburg tipped off the match on fire, hitting .500 in the first set. Frink tallied five kills in the set.

  • Haugsdahl powered the Hornet offense in the second set with five kills over a 9-2 run that tied the frame at 16, but SVU rallied to take the chapter.

  • Lynchburg ended the third on a 5-1 run after a back-and-forth affair was knotted at 20, and the Hornets ended the match with a 5-0 run in the fourth on a serving run by junior setter Erin Farina (Crozet, Va.).

 

LOOKING AHEAD

Lynchburg will continue its Fall Break roadtrip Friday, Oct. 12 with a trip to Catholic University of America. The Hornets will take on No. 23 Christopher Newport at 6 p.m. with a match against the host Cardinals to follow.

--LYN--