On Aug. 30, the Lady Govs volleyball team(3-4) was swept by No. 19 Western Kentucky University in their first home game of the season (25-21, 25-14, 25-14).
Junior outside hitter Christina White led APSU’s offense with a season best 10 kills. White also leads the overall offense with 38 kills.
Junior Ashley Slay earned five blocks and seven kills.
Next the Lady Govs joined the Govs’ football team in Troy, Alabama. for the Trojan Invitational. APSU went 1-2 on the tournament with losses from New Mexico State and Valparaiso and a win against Southern University.
In the first match against NMSU, Slay and White combined for 22 kills, but fell 3-1 (25-16, 27-29, 25-20, 25-28).
Senior Sammie Ebright earned eight kills against the Aggies. Slay and White both earned 11 kills a piece and White ended up with 10 digs.
In the win against Southern University, Slay posted another double digit kill performance with 10 (25-19, 25-16, 25-19).
Slay attempted 18 kills and had no errors.
Behind Slay was Ebright and White with seven kills a piece. Junior Kaitlyn Teeter came in fourth with six kills.
In the last match, the Lady Govs fell to Valoairso 3-1 (25-15, 25-18, 18-25, 25-21).
Slay led the Lady Govs on offense and defense with 12 kills and six blocks.
In second place, White earned 11 kills.
The Lady Govs look to get back to .500 or better when they travel to Evansville, Ind. for the Dunn Hospitality Tournament. APSU will play the host, Evansville, Kent State and Dayton.