|Lindsey Wilson (9-0, 1-0)||25||25||25||3|
|Cumberland Univ. (8-5, 0-1)||9||9||19||0|
|Lindsey Wilson||Indv. Leaders||Cumberland Univ.|
|2 Players (#14,#3) - 9||Kills||#40 Markovic, Isidora - 8|
|#14 Acuna,Eileen - 3||Blocks||4 Players - 1|
|#2 Tino,Caitlyn - 12||Digs||2 Players (#8,#9) - 10|
|#11 Elbers,Anna-Lena - 4||Aces||#33 Goodman, Jena - 1|
|Lindsey Wilson||Team Statistics||Cumberland Univ.|
LEBANON, Tenn. -- Newly ranked No. 2 Lindsey Wilson volleyball cruised to a three-set win over host Cumberland (Tenn.) tonight at the Dallas Floyd Recreation Center.
Just prior to the match, the Blue Raiders climbed one spot in the Tachikara-NAIA Volleyball Coaches' Top 25 Poll, including receiving nine first-place votes.
Lindsey Wilson (10-0, 2-0 in the Mid-South Conference) took its new ranking and delivered a convincing 25-9, 25-9, 25-19 win over the Phoenix (8-6, 0-2 MSC).
While Lindsey Wilson did not have a player reach double-digit kills, five different Blue Raiders recorded at least five kills in the match. The balanced attack resulted in a .419 team attacking percentage and just eight total errors in the match.
The Blue Raiders hit .458 in the opening set en route to the 25-9 win. After Cumberland grabbed a 2-0 lead in the set, Lindsey Wilson scored 13 of the next 14 points and never looked back.
Lindsey Wilson continued its dominance in the second set with another 25-9 win. The Blue Raiders started strong -- winning the first four points -- and closed the set on a 14-3 spurt to take a 2-0 advantage. The Lindsey Wilson attack did not commit an error in its 24 swings in the set.
The Blue Raiders produced their worst attacking set of the match, but still hit .318 for the set in a 25-19 win. While Lindsey Wilson enjoyed double-digit leads in the first two sets, Cumberland stayed with the Blue Raiders for the majority of the final set. Lindsey Wilson's largest lead in the set was six points twice, including the final score.
Eileen Acuna and Yeniffer Ramirez led the Blue Raider hitting attack with nine kills each. Makenzie Montano added eight kills and a team-high 31 assists. Caitlyn Tino recorded a team-high 12 digs while Acuna led the team with three blocks.
Lindsey Wilson returns to action at 6 p.m. CT on Thursday, Sept. 8, as the Blue Raiders travel to Indiana-Southeast in New Albany, Ind.