Jaguar Volleyball Take Two of Three At Cowgirl Classic

September 8, 2014 · By · Filed Under Volleyball 

USA_VolleyballThe South Alabama volleyball team took two out of three in the Cowgirl Classic over the weekend.

Friday the Jaguars split a pair of matches with the first a straight set loss to Wyoming where the Jags struggled on offense by hitting only .050 and committing 24 attack errors while the Cowgirls hit .320 in the match. Wyoming improved to 5-0 on the season.

Jessica Lewis led the match with 16 kills which tied a season high for the sophomore.

In the second of two matches on Friday, The Jags picked up its first win of the season by defeating Montana 3-2 (25-22, 24-26, 27-25, 25-22, 15-8).

The All-Conference duo of Mechell Daniel and Lewis led the way for USA. Daniel led all players with a match-best 24 kills and 11 digs for her second double-double of the season. He had a .352 hitting percentage. Lewis added 20 kills.

On Saturday, the trio of Daniel, Lewis and Mallory Moore helped lead the Jaguars past Ball State in a straight set victory (25-15, 25-18, 25-20). Lewis and Daniel led the Jags with 10 kills each with Moore adding nine and a .519 hitting percentage. Emily Hundt posted 32 assists against the Cardinals after a career-high 65 assists on Friday night.

Lewis and Daniel were selected to the All-Tournament team. The Jags (2-4) will travel to Starkville, MS for the Maroon Classic on September 11-13. The Jags will open against the Bulldogs on Thursday at 7pm.


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