Huntingdon comes up short in five-game battle with Faulkner

Freshman Morgan Ilsley recorded a career-high 47 assists in Thursday night's loss to Faulkner University. (Photo by Julie Bennett/juliebennettphoto.com)
Freshman Morgan Ilsley recorded a career-high 47 assists in Thursday night's loss to Faulkner University. (Photo by Julie Bennett/juliebennettphoto.com)

MONTGOMERY, Ala. – The Huntingdon volleyball team took Faulkner University to five games but came up short on Thursday night.

Huntingdon led 2-1 after three games before the NAIA Eagles rallied for a 21-25, 25-20, 22-25, 25-14, 15-13 win.

Amy Tyma (23), April Reese (13), Addison Genard (7), Shelby McAllister (6) and MaCayla Clements (5) combined for 54 of the Hawks' 55 kills in the match. Tyma's 23 kills pushed her season total to 490. Entering Thursday's match, the junior ranked third in Division III in kills this season.

Freshman Morgan Ilsley recorded a career-high 47 assists against Faulkner and senior Lexie DeVuyst had a career-high 29 digs. DeVuyst, Tyma (24), Reese (19) and Ilsley (12) combined for 84 digs in the match.

 

Records: Huntingdon (21-13); Faulkner (12-12)

                                                                                                                                      

Huntingdon Stat Leaders

vs. Faulkner University

Kills: Amy Tyma (23), April Reese (13), Addison Genard (7), Shelby McAllister (6), MaCayla Clements (5)

Assists: Morgan Ilsley (47)                                                                        

Digs: Lexie DeVuyst (29), Amy Tyma (24), April Reese (19), Morgan Ilsley (12)

Aces: Amy Tyma (4)

Blocks: Addison Genard (4), Amy Tyma (3)

 

Coming Up: Huntingdon hosts Berea and Maryville in a USA South quad-match on Saturday. The Hawks play Berea at 10 a.m. and Maryville at 4 p.m.