Blossoms Sweep Past Henderson State

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    MONTICELLO, Ark. (UAM) - The University of Arkansas at Monticello volleyball team recorded a three-game non-conference sweep over Henderson State on Tuesday at home. Final game scores were 25-16, 24-19 and 25-13.

    Senior Holly Schweigert led the Blossoms (11-10) with a career-high 12 kills on 18 attempts with only two errors for a .556 individual hitting percentage, the best single-match percentage of the season for UAM.

    UAM posted a .253 team hitting percentage with 39 kills on 91 attempts with 16 errors. The Lady Reddies (3-14) posted a negative .038 percentage with 18 kills on 78 attempts with 21 kills.

    The Blossoms saved their best performance for the last set jumping out to a 7-0 lead on the serve of junior Jessica Cuba. UAM hit .435 in the final set with 13 kills and only three errors on 23 attempts.

    Senior Tori Bozzo and junior Tasha Evans each added six kills in the win. Bozzo paced the defense with 13 digs, her fourth straight match with at least 10 digs and sixth overall this season. Evans led the team at the net with four block assists. Senior Amy Bazemore turned in her 15th double-digit performance of the season with a match-high 28 assists.

    The Blossoms are on the road this weekend with a pair of Great American Conference matches, making a stop in Ada, Okla. on Friday, October 18 to face off against East Central before heading to Durant on Saturday to match up with Southeastern Oklahoma State.

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