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APSU volleyball extends losing streak to seven games with two weekend losses

The Lady Govs volleyball team extended their losing streak to seven with two losses on Halloween weekend against Tennessee Technological University on Friday, Oct. 30 and Jacksonville State on Saturday, Oct. 31 putting them at 1-11 in the Ohio Valley Conference and 6-21 overall.

The first match was an easy one for TTU, who ran over the Lady Govs in three sets (25-20, 25-17, 25-21).

In the first set, APSU posted 13 kills against TTU forcing seven ties and four lead changes. However, TTU had a 6-0 run and never looked back, putting them up 1-0. The next two sets were dominated by TTU.

Freshman Logan Carger had her second straight errorless offense with seven kills on 21 attempts and three blocks. Sophomore Kelly Ferguson had nine kills and one block.

The Lady Govs fought hard in the next match, forcing five games against JSU. APSU lost 3-2 against JSU (25-23, 24-26, 25-18, 16-25, 13-15).

APSU and JSU split the first two sets bringing it down to 15 points deciding the winner of the match.

APSU led 13-11, but JSU went on a 4-0 run, winning the set 15-13.

Senior Samantha Strother posted her fifth double-double of the season with 14 kills and 19 digs.

Freshman Cecily Gable added 14 kills from the bench.

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