Women's Volleyball Finishes WHAC Schedule with Split

Women's Volleyball Finishes WHAC Schedule with Split

LIVONIA, Mich. -- The Siena Heights women's volleyball team wrap up its Wolverine-Hoosier Athletic Conference regular-season schedule, dropping a 3-1 contest to Lawrence Tech and then claiming a 3-1 victory over Marygrove on Saturday at Madonna.

The Saints won the first set against Lawrence, 25-23, before dropping the next three, 25-19, 26-24, 25-21.

Leze Vukaj had 16 kills for SHU while Emily Abbs and Mycala Cherry contributed 14 and 12 kills, respectively. Carly Tillotson compiled 47 assists and 12 digs.

Nicole Morgan led the SHU defensive effort with 25 digs. Cherry and Bentley Rupp added 13 digs apiece while Haley Mercy contributed 11.

The Blue Devils were led by Kasey Clark, who had 26 kills and 21 digs. Josie Queary made 46 assists.

In their second match, the Saints won the first, 25-18, and then dropped the second, 25-21, before winning the final two sets, 25-21, 25-16.

Vukaj made 15 kills and Cherry finished with 10 kills and 18 digs. Tillotson finished with 44 assists and 16 digs.

Morgan and Rupp made 21 and 12 digs, respectively. Cherry and Emily Abbs had four total blocks apiece.

Ashley Murphy and Kiara Cobbs had 13 and 10 kills, respectively, for Marygrove. Cobbs added eight total blocks, Hayley Jury had 15 assists, and Kara Kempinski finished with 26 digs.

The Saints (18-13, 10-12) finished seventh in the WHAC standings. They will open up play at the WHAC Tournament on Friday.