SPEARFISH, S.D. – Black Hills State volleyball hosted in-state rival South Dakota Mines on Tuesday night, dropping a hard-fought contest three sets to one.
The Yellow Jackets started hot against the Lady Hardrockers, recording a .303 attack percentage in the first set, also grabbing three service aces and four blocks in the frame.
In the second set of the contest, senior Haedyn Rhoades racked up another career milestone with her 100th career service ace. Rhoades is now the fifth Yellow Jacket in program history to hit the centennial mark and is only three aces away from tying for fifth All-Time in program history. Debbie Sigman, who played for the Yellow Jackets from 1999-02, currently holds the fifth spot with 103 career aces.
The senior libero stayed busy on the floor as well, recording 16 digs and 18 receptions against the Lady Hardrockers, along with three assists.
Abigail Renner and Emily Freeland recorded the only double-digit kill totals for BHSU, recording 11 and 10, respectively. Renner also claimed a pair of service aces and a single block assist while Freeland held three assisted blocks of her own.
Audrey Brgoch was also effective at the net as she led the Yellow Jackets with a solo block and another three assisted blocks to add to the eight total recorded by BHSU. Hannah Lamon let the set up with 22 assists on the night, adding in another pair of service aces for the Yellow Jackets.