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    Sugar Bears Sweep Nichols for Tenth Straight Win

    9:15 AM, Oct 21, 2013   |    comments
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    Thibodaux, La. (UCA) - The Central Arkansas volleyball team played the second match of a two game road swing on Saturday, battling the Nicholls State Colonels. The Sugar Bears hit a solid .348 on the day, taking down the Colonels 25-11, 25-15, 25-23 to earn their tenth straight victory. In that time, Central Arkansas has dropped just two sets.

    Central Arkansas (17-3, 9-0 SLC) was led offensively by Evie Grace Singleton, who had 11 kills and a .526 hitting percentage, and Kyle Hartman, who turned in 11 kills and two blocks. Fulani Petties chipped in nine kills, while Scout Brooks added eight to go along with three service aces.

    The Sugar Bear offense was keyed by Marissa Collins and Amy South, who dished out 24 and 11 assists, respectively. Shelbee Berringer and Alicia Dittrich led the defense, with Berringer digging up six balls and Dittrich contributing three blocks.

    The Nicholls State (5-17, 2-10 SLC) offense was led by Robin Sill (11 kills) and Kayla Burling (10 kills), while Alyse Barclay assisted on 27 kills. Kalynn Egea turned in a match-high nine digs for the Colonels.

    Central Arkansas returns to action with a pair of Southland Conference matches at the Prince Center later this week. On Thursday, the Sugar Bears welcome new SLC member to the Prince for the first time for a match scheduled to begin at 7:00 pm. On Saturday, Texas A&M-Corpus Christi comes to the Prince for a match set to begin at noon.

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