Columbus, GA - The Lady Lions drop in their season opener against Armstrong State University 0-3 at the Hughston Clinic Invitational this evening, hosted by Columbus State. Even though the Lady Lions lost 0-3 all three sets were really close; the first set was 25-18, the second was 25-22 and the final set was 25-23. This was the first time the Lady Lions and Pirates have had a match between each other in program history.
Senior Erica Burnham lead the Lady Lions with 9 kills, 2 assists, and 10 digs. While freshman Stephanie Hardy had 28 assists, also freshman Bethany Winston had 12 digs. Another Freshman on the team Sarah Neill had the best hitting percentage at .500 with 8 kills. The freshmen on the team seem to be starting off to a great season and helping the team out a lot.
The Lady Lions have fallen 0-1 in the tournament and will face Mars Hill at 2:30 p.m. and then Anderson University at 4:30 p.m. on Saturday. Emmanuel falls to 0-1 for the season.
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