Constant Competition

Competition

Tyler Boydston

Managing Editor

Aggie volleyball has taken on its fair share of competition in the past weeks, competing against West Texas A&M, Texas Woman’s University and Texas A&M-Commerce.

Cameron University’s volleyball team lost to West Texas A&M on Oct. 29 at the Aggie Gym.

The team fell in three straight sets to the West Texas A&M Lady Buffs, who were ranked sixth at the time of the game.

Sophomore Kelle Carver had seven kills in the three sets, followed closely by sophomore Kat Evans, who had six kills.

Sophomore Annelise Carpenter got three blocks at the net out of a total of five that the Aggies got during the sets.

Following the loss to West Texas A&M, the Aggies were at 6-19 and 0-12 conference play.

The Aggies next played on Nov. 1 when they travelled to Denton. There they faced off against Texas Woman’s University and fell in three straight sets with final scores of 25-14, 25-20 and 25-18.

Carver and Evans both had double-figure kills in the sets against Texas Woman’s, with 11 and 10 respectively. Following behind them were Carpenter and freshman Maci Terrell with four kills each. The team ended their bout with Texas Woman’s with a total of 33 kills.

Freshman Kayla Hebert led the team in assists with a total of 30 in the sets against Texas Woman’s. There were a total of 33 assists for the Aggies that day.

The next day, Nov. 2, the team would travel to Commerce, Texas, where they played against Texas A&M-Commerce.

The Aggies started out with a lead against the Texas A&M-Commerce Lions with a score of 2-0 and later went on to win the first set.

Off to a winning start, the team also took the second set of the day. The Aggies took on A&M-Commerce with scores of 25-16 and 25-22 in the first two sets, but fell in the subsequent three sets with scores of 18-25, 17-25 and 7-15. Hebert continued to lead the team in assists, ending the five sets of the day with a total of 40.

The Aggies had 51 kills in their bout against Texas A&M-Commerce.

Carver ended the day with a total of 17 kills, while Terrell finished with eight. Following the two were Evans and freshman Grace Newkirk with seven kills each. Hebert had five kills during the sets as junior Rebecca Green went home with four.

The Aggies are next set to take on Southwestern Oklahoma State on Nov. 12 at home in the Aggie Gym.

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