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WBC Volleyball Wins Five Set Thriller over FHU

 Walnut Ridge, Ark. – The Williams Baptist College volleyball squad won its fourth straight conference game in thrilling fashion with a five set victory (27-29, 26-24, 19-25, 25-17, 15-10) over Freed-Hardeman University.  The matchup was held Tuesday night in Henderson, Tenn.

The Lady Eagles had a balanced offensive attack in the victory.  Harley Strayhorn and Jameea Ward each had a season-high 16 kills in the match.  Kaillie Ralston also posted a season-high with 14 kills in the contest.  All three WBC setters notched double-digit assists.  Jordan Harvey had 22 assists, Taylor Barton contributed with 15 assists and Jessica Crow added 11 assists to round out the offensive statistics. 

Defensively, libero Shelby Upshaw had a game-high with 16 digs and 37 receptions.  Ward had two block solos and seven block assists.  Emily Umbaugh had four block assists for Williams (12-9, 4-2 AMC). 

FHU (7-9, 2-4 AMC) was led by Allie Moss who had a game-high 20 kills.  Emily Humphry had 25 assists and Michelle Bennett had 11 digs. 

The Lady Eagles will return home for a non-conference matchup against Central Baptist College on Tuesday, October 14th.  The game is scheduled for a 6 p.m. start in the Southerland-Mabee Center. 
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