PENSACOLA, Fla. — The Lewis University women’s volleyball team swept both opponents today as the Flyers defeated (RV) Spring Hill College 3-0 then Flagler 3-0 during day one of the Walk-On’s UWF Invitational Friday.
No. 23 Lewis (6-3) | (RV) Spring Hill (7-2)
LEWIS LEADERS vs. SHC
Kills: Juliana Van Loo (Burbank, Calif./John Burroughs) (10)
Digs: Ally Hickey (Granger, Ind./Penn) (20)
Assists: Lauren Stenman (Maplewood, Minn./North St. Paul) (20)
Blocks: Emma O’Neill (Papillion, NE/Papillion La Vista South) (4)
Aces: Elena Gubera (Jamestown, Ind./Western Boone) (2), Megan Schlechte (Strasburg, Ill./Stewardson-Strasburg) (2)
SET BREAKDOWN vs. SHC
Set 1: Lewis 25, SHC 17
Both teams each scored six points to start the opening set before Lewis scored back-to-back points to go up 8-6. Spring Hill scored the next point before the Flyers rallied off six straight which was started from a kill by Bella Ray (Plainfield, Ill./Joliet Catholic).
SHC was able to cut it down to 19-16 in favor of Lewis but the Flyers rallied for four straight points to jump out to a 23-16 lead. The Badgers got the ensuing point before wrapped it up with two straight points including a kill from Van Loo.
Set 2: Lewis 25, SHC 21
The Flyers jumped out to an early 6-3 lead after an ace from Gubera. SHC responded with four out of the next five points to tie it at 7-7.
Both teams would score rallies of two points then Lewis scored three in a row which was capped off by an ace from Chloe Fornetti (Caledonia, Mich./East…