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College Volleyball - BHSU drops two; Hardrockers split

BHSU and School of Mines releases - September 14, 2019

LUBBOCK, Texas – The Black Hills State University volleyball team dropped two matches at the Chap Classic on Friday. The Yellow Jackets (2-4) fell, 3-0, to the University of Texas-Permian Basin, and 3-1, to Lubbock Christian.  

UTPB 3, BHSU 0 (25-21, 25-15, 25-17)

In the first set, the Yellow Jackets and Falcons traded sideouts until the score was tied, 4-4. At that point, BHSU grabbed the momentum, jumping out to an 11-7 lead. However, after a Texas Permian Basin timeout, the Falcons used a 5-0 run to gain a one-point advantage. After the two teams battled back-and-forth, and the score tied, 19-19, the Falcons went on a 6-2 run to claim the 1-0 set lead.

After the score was tied, 3-3, in the second set, UTPB gradually built a lead, taking advantage of Yellow Jacket attack errors to ultimately win, 25-15. The third set played out much the same way, with the score being tied up, 4-4, before the Falcons gained the momentum. Texas Permian Basin claimed the third set, 25-17, and the match, 3-0.

Sierra Ward led the Green and Gold with nine kills, while Laurel Lech tallied another double-double with 17 assists and 13 digs. Haedyn Rhoades recorded 15 digs in the match.

LBU 3, BHSU 1 (28-26, 20-25, 25-19, 25-18)

The first set was tight from the get-go. The Yellow Jackets eventually took a four-point lead, 10-6, but the Chaps came back to tie it up, 11-11. The teams traded sideouts, and each team had two set points before the game was tied, 26-26. LBU was able to squeak out the last two points, earning the 28-26 win.

In the second set, the Chaps scored the first point, but kills by Kindra Cerrone and Madee Hoopman gave the Yellow Jackets a lead they would not relinquish. They eventually built themselves a cushion, leading by as many as seven. BHSU would win the set, 25-20, to tie up the match.

BHSU led, 6-2, in the three set, but Lubbock Christian chipped away and came back to tie it up, 8-8. The Chaps would keep the momentum, outscoring the Green and Gold en route to a 25-19 set win. LBU would keep the foot on the accelerator heading into the fourth set, jumping out to a 6-1 lead, and eventually winning, 25-18, to take the match, 3-1.


ST. CLOUD, Minn. --- The South Dakota School of Mines women's volleyball team split matches Friday during the Best Western Plus Kelly Inn Huskies Volleyball Classic hosted by St. Cloud State in St. Cloud, Minnesota.

The Hardrockers were up against a couple of great opponents out of the Norther Sun Intercollegiate Conference, taking on the No. 6 ranked University of Minnesota – Duluth in the Hardrockers' first match of the day followed by a bout against a cagey Bemidji State Beavers squad.

SD Mines fell to the UMD Bulldogs, 3-0, but rebounded in convincing fashion taking down the Beavers in three games, 3-0.

In the afternoon session, SD Mines defeated BSU, 25, 19-25, 21, 25-23.

The 'Rockers ended the match with 40 kills on 119 attacks and a .244 hitting percentage. They tacked on 36 assists, came away with seven aces, 52 digs and 11 total blocks. Bemidji closed out the bout with 36 kills on 120 attacks for a .117 hitting percentage. They added 33 assists, three aces, five blocks and 58 digs.

Individually for the 'Rockers, Dana Thomson led the charge with 15 attacks on 36 attacks for a .389 hitting percentage and two assisted blocks; Caryn Hazard added 12 kills on 35 attacks for a .314 hitting percentage, one block and seven digs. Shyann Bastian led the team with 15 assists while Addie Stanley contributed with 14. Anna Thomas came up with 21 digs and Jacey Koethe helped with five assisted blocks and two solo.

In the first match of the day, the Hardrockers played a very competitive bout against No. 6 ranked University of Minnesota – Duluth, going toe-to-toe in each set, but the Bulldogs proved why they are one of the top programs in NCAA Div. II, closing out each game to defeat the Hardrockers, 3-0.

UMD defeated SD Mines, 25-21, 25-18, 25-15.

SD Mines finished the match with 25 kills, tallied 86 total attacks and had .174 hitting percentage. They added 22 assists, had four aces, 33 digs and 6 total blocks. The Bulldogs countered with 51 kills on 109 attacks for a .294 hitting percentage to go along with 44 assists, five aces, 46 digs and 5 total blocks.

Individually for the 'Rockers, sophomore Dana Thomson led the offense with nine kills on 29 attacks for a .276 hitting percentage; Caryn Hazzard added five kills on 22 attacks; and Hannah Stevenson tacked on four kills on six attacks. Shyann Bastian led the 'Rockers with 10 assists while Addie Stanley added seven; and Anna Thomas had 11 digs for SD Mines.

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