Women's Volleyball Takes Victory over Lawrence Tech

Women's Volleyball Takes Victory over Lawrence Tech

SOUTHFIELD, Mich. -- The Siena Heights Women's volleyball team traveled to take on Lawrence Tech, in a Wolverine-Hoosier Athletic Conference match on Saturday. The Saints walked away with a 3-1 victory and set scores of 25-12, 25-21, 21-25 and 25-23. 

Paige Hudgin was the SHU leader with 16 kills and was followed by Abby Whitehead with seven. Amanda Metz led the Saints with 30 assists.

Gabrielle Kalugar finished the match with a team high, 28 digs while Hudgin also contributed 16 digs to go along with her team high in kills. 

Lawrence Tech was led by Briana Reum with 17 kills and Josie Queary with 42 assists. Lexi Szymoniak completed the match with 31 digs for the Blue Devils. 

Set one: Siena Heights 25, Lawrence Tech 12
The Saints jumped out to a quick 9-3 lead. The Blue Devils were able to come back and bring the score to within three, at 10-7. But SHU stepped on the gas and never looked back.

Set two: Siena Heights 25, Lawrence Tech 21
Scoring stayed close throughout the set and was tied at 21-21. Siena Heights went on a 4-0 run and completed the set two win.

Set three: Siena Heights 21, Lawrence Tech 25
After going down 0-2 in the first two sets, Lawrence Tech needed a win to keep the match alive. The Blue Devils scored the first point of the set, and the Saints answered. The scored was tied at 8-8, but LTU scored the next point and held a close lead for the remainder of the set.

Set four: Siena Heights 25, Lawrence Tech 23
The final set was tight, recording multiple ties and lead changes. The Score was tied for the last time at 16-16. Siena Heights scored the next point and was able to hold off Lawrence Tech for the set, and match victory.

Next up, the Siena Heights women's volleyball team will host Concordia in a WHAC conference contest on Wednesday, Sept. 21. Game time is set for 7 p.m.