Lions Sweep Converse on Senior Night

Lions Sweep Converse on Senior Night

FRANKLIN SPRINGS, Ga. - The Emmanuel College women's volleyball team won their seventh straight game on Friday night against conference opponent Converse College. This was a special night as the Lions celebrated the accomplishments of their seniors Julie de Blanck and Nikki Kraning.

Emmanuel dominated the entire match, putting down 43 kills compared to the Valkyries 23. Junior Jessica Gray led the offense with 14 kills, while de Blanck followed closely behind with 11. The Lions had a respectable .229 hitting percentage.

Final scores for the sets were 25-18, 25-17, 25-18.

Julie de Blanck Statistical Accomplishments to date:

  • 113 Matches, 397 sets
  • 1172 kills 
  • 2.95 kills per set
  • .295 hitting percentage
  • 150 service aces
  • 373 total blocks

Nikki Kraning Statistical Accomplishments to date:

  • 75 Matches, 223 sets
  • 35 service aces
  • 519 digs
  • 2.33 digs per set

Emmanuel will continue regular season play tomorrow with another home game against Limestone College tomorrow at home at 2:00pm.

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