WALNUT RIDGE, AR- After a tough loss to Freed-Hardeman University last night, the Hornets looked to bounce back against the Eagles of Williams Baptist today. Despite hanging with them the entire match, the Hornets dropped the match 3-1 (20-25, 27-25, 20-25, 17-25).
In the first set, Harris-Stowe and Williams Baptist found themselves tied 6-6 before the Eagles took their commanding lead for the rest of the set. An HSSU error ended the set at 25-20.
Things looked up for the Hornets in the second set.
Tied at 24-24, a kill from WBU put them up 25-24, HSSU recorded three straight points to take the second set 27-25.
Williams Baptist would go on to outlast the Hornets in the third and fourth sets to take the match 3-1.
Tiffany Hopkins (JR/Chicago, Illinois) led the way for the Hornets with 12 kills while Niya Jenkins (SO/Chicago, IL) recorded 10. Junoria Worthy (FR/Peoria, IL) dished out a game high 32 assists while Jhameka Lambert-Gully (JR/Belleville, Illinois) picked up a team high 19 digs.
Harris-Stowe (1-6; 0-4 AMC) will be back in action next Tuesday when they travel across town to take on the Eutectics of Saint Louis College of Pharmacy. First serve is scheduled for 7 p.m.
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