Franklin Springs, GA – The Emmanuel Woman's Volleyball team won an intense four set match against Limestone College in there home opener tonight, 3-1.This win marks the Lady's first conference win of the season.
The first set started off with both teams eager to play and the Lions taking the lead early and playing with intensity. The Lions finally made the two points in a row to win the first set 33-31. The lady lions started the second set with the same intensity as the first, and it was again a nail-biting second set, with both teams fighting for the lead on the scoreboard. However, the Saints stepped up, and won the second set 25-23. It was now one set all, and the Lady Lions were determined to carry on with the same momentum they had started with. The EC woman's volleyball team started off strong and gained the lead which ultimately gave them the chance to win the third set by an impressive margin of 25-12. This third set win gave the Lady Lions the energy to fight for one more set and finish off the game strong. However, the Limestone Saints, had also decided to step up their momentum and not let the Lions get an easy win. Fortunately, the Lions knew how to hold their game, stand strong and ended up winning 25-23. The Lady Lions fought extremely hard with help from; Erica Burnham, Julia de Blank, and Sarah Neill with combining a total of 48 kills throughout the game, but none of this could be done without Stephanie Hardy's impressive 43 assists.
Congratulations to the Lady Lions on this first Conference win.
The Lions will take to the court again tomorrow, September 24th at home against Converse College.
For more information on the Lions, please visit www.goeclions.com.