November 03, 2016

Lady Bobcats Close out Regular Season at 23-13

The College of the Ozarks Lady Bobcat volleyball team closed out their regular season at home facing a tough Bellevue University team that is currently ranked #17 in the NAIA polls.


The Lady Bobcats struggled in the first set, falling 14-25 to the Bruins.  In the second and third sets, the Lady Cats put more pressure on Bellevue, but they were unable to pull out a victory in either set, dropping set two, 19-25, and the final set, 22-25.  The Bruins were strong in offense, tallying 49 kills to the Lady Cats’ 35, and posting a .293 attacking percentage against .144 for the Bobcats.


The Lady Bobcats’ stat chart featured:  junior Danielle Curnes with 10 kills (and 10 digs for a double-double); and freshmen Makensi Taylor providing 3 blocks, Rielly Dobbs dishing 15 assists, and Haley Stallings capturing 15 digs.


The loss takes the Lady Bobcats 'record to 23-13 on the season, while Bellevue University moves to 29-9.  The Lady Bobcats will play next in the A.I.I. Conference Tournament being held in Point Lookout the weekend of November 11-12.


Pictured:  Danielle Curnes #2 with the kill