November 04, 2014

Lady Bobcats Go 1-1 in Tri-Match

VolleyballOn Tuesday evening, College of the Ozarks hosted a Tri-Match with Williams Baptist College and John Brown University. 

Game one featured College of the Ozarks defeating Williams Baptist in four sets, 25-22, 25-14, 21-25, and 25-17.  Jamie Reaves led the Bobcats with 20 kills and 6 blocks, Lindsay Boone provided 20 assists, and four Lady ‘Cats provided double-digit digs (Stahl, Bracker, Wuerffel and Kreul).  Leaders for Williams Baptist included:  Madison Laubach (9 kills), Taylor Barton (17 assists), Shelby Upshaw (19 digs), and Jennessa Gattis (5 blocks). 

Game two highlighted Williams Baptist against John Brown University, with JBU taking 3 of 4 sets for the victory 25-14, 25-17, 23-25, 15-23).  Stat leaders for Williams Baptist were:  Jameea Ward (15 kills), Taylor Barton (12 assists), Shelby Upshaw (23 digs), and Jenessa Gattis (3 blocks).

The final match found John Brown University and College of the Ozarks Lady Bobcats in an engaging battle, with John Brown gaining the victory in the 5th set at 17-19.  Sets one and four went to John Brown, 23-25 and 10-25, while the Lady Bobcats took sets 2 and 3, 26-24 and 28-26.  Leading the Bobcats were:  Jamie Reaves (19 kills and 4 blocks), Lindsay Boone (26 assists), and Brandi Stahl (30 digs).  John Brown University leaders included:  Audrey Dearien (20 kills), Shayna Daniels (27 assists), Becca Young (24 digs), Libby Blasingame (6 blocks).

Tuesday night's split for the Lady Bobcats brings their overall record to 13-14 (7-1 MCAC). 

Pictured:  #13 Jamie Reaves with (8) Lindsay Boone, (14) Jenny Wuerffel, and (7) Hannah Bracker