Columbus, GA - The Lady Lions went 0-3 in their first tournament of the season losing their last match to Columbus State 0 set to 3 at the Hughston Clinic Invitational this evening, hosted by Columbus State. Even though the Lady Lions lost 3-0 they still, once again, never gave up. Starting off to a rocky start losing 12-25 in the first set, the Lions were able to gain some momentum only dropping the second set by two losing 23-25. In the third set the cougars came out strong and the Lady Lions were unable to keep their momentum alive losing the third set 18-25.
Once again, senior Erica Burnham having two good matches leading the Lady Lions with 5 kills, 3 assists, and 10 digs. Freshman Stephanie Hardy also having some great matches for her first collegiate tournament had 16 assists, 2 kills, and 2 digs. Two other freshman on the team, Sarah Neill and Bethany Winston, tied with Erica Burnham with all three having 10 digs each. Also with Stephanie's other great stats, she and Brittany Scarbrough had the best hitting percentages at .500. Once again the freshmen on the team seem to be starting off to a great season and helping the team tremendously.
Next up, the Lady Lions will travel to play Georgia College on Wednesday, Septmeber 7th at 7 p.m.
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