SCAC Volleyball Recap - Week Three

SCAC Volleyball Recap - Week Three

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LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga. - Week three of the 2019 season saw nine teams in action, highlighted by St. Thomas and Centenary squaring off for the first conference match of the season.

Centenary (3-7) claimed its first conference victory over St. Thomas (3-2), on Saturday in the Ladies only game of the week.

No.7 CC (9-2) hosted the Pikes Peak Challenge over the weekend, splitting matches on Friday, falling to Transylvania (3-2) then taking down Birmingham-Southern (3-0). The Tigers closed out the tournament finishing second in the tournament, after defeating Whitworth (0-3) on Saturday. Sophomore middle hitter Georgia Mullins was voted to the All-Tournament team along with junior outside hitter Allie Freeburg after finished with a .765 hitting percentage and a match-high 14 kills. 

No.11 Trinity (8-3) went 2-1 against tough competition at the East to West Tournament over the weekend in St. Louis, MO. The Tigers picked up a pair of 3-1 wins over No.6 Juniata and Cal Lutheran on Friday, falling to Wash U (2-3) on Saturday. 

TLU went 3-1 last week falling to Our Lady of Lake (1-3) on Tuesday before posting a perfect record at the Hendrix Invitational over the weekend. The Bulldogs defeated Howard Payne (3-0), Huntington (3-1), and Rhodes (3-1) as the Bulldogs have won three of their last four matches.  

Dallas (5-6) hosted Schreiner (3-6) and a number of other non-conference schools for its Home Invitational over the weekend. The Crusaders went 2-1 with wins over over McMurry (0-3) and Alfred (0-3), while Schreiner went 1-2 with a 3-0 win over Alfred. 

Austin College posted a 2-3 record last week, that included a mid-week win over Jarvis Christian (3-0) on Tuesday and a trip to the Pacific Northwest Invitational over the weekend. The Roos' played four matches over the two days with a win over Mills (3-0), falling to George Fox (1-3), Lewis & Clark (1-3), and Pacific (1-3). 

In its only match of the week, Southwestern (5-4) took down Concordia 3-1. JWU was idle, but will return to play in its first conference match of the season against Texas Lutheran on Friday. 

This Week's Leaders:

Kills (53): Abigal Porras, University of Dallas  
Digs (97): Marissa Sandoval, Centenary 
Assists (135): Rachel Demerjian, Centenary
Blocks (17): Emma Funk, Trinity 

This Week's Results:

Date Away Home Status Links
Tue. 10 Austin College 3 Jarvis Christian 0 Final
  Texas Lutheran 1 Our Lady of the Lake 3 Final
  McMurry 3 Schreiner 0 Final
Fri. 13 Trinity (Tex.) 3 Juniata 1 Final
  McMurry 3 Schreiner 0 Final
  Cal Lutheran 1 Trinity (Tex.) 3 Final
  Alfred 0 Dallas 3 Final
  Transylvania 3 Colorado College 2 Final
  Millsaps 3 Schreiner 0 Final
  Sul Ross St. 2 St. Thomas (Tex.) 3 Final
  Austin College 1 George Fox 3 Final
  McMurry 0 Dallas 3 Final
  St. Thomas (Tex.) 0 Concordia (Tex.) 3 Final
  Birmingham-Southern 0 Colorado College 3 Final
  Austin College 1 Lewis & Clark 3 Final
Sat. 14 Trinity (Tex.) 2 Washington (Mo.) 3 Final
  Alfred 0 Schreiner 3 Final
  Howard Payne 0 Texas Lutheran 3 Final
  Mills 0 Austin College 3 Final
  Concordia (Tex.) 1 Southwestern (Tex.) 3 Final
  Whitworth 0 Colorado College 3 Final
  Huntingdon 1 Texas Lutheran 3 Final
  Millsaps 3 Dallas 0 Final
  Austin College 1 Pacific (Ore.) 3 Final
  St. Thomas (Tex.) * 2 Centenary (La.) 3 Final
Sun. 15 Rhodes 1 Texas Lutheran 3 Final
* Conference