Southeastern closes 2010 with 3-0 loss

The Southeastern Louisiana volleyball team closed out its 2010 season with a 25-13, 25-18, 25-19 loss to Central Arkansas in Southland Conference action Sunday afternoon. Prior to the match, Southeastern honored seniors Alex Greer, Allison Jones and Kalynn Evans, who closed out their careers on Saturday.

The Lady Lions finished the year with a 10-23 overall record and 1-15 mark in league play. Central Arkansas repeated as Southland Conference regular season champion, running its record to 26-7 overall and 15-1 in Southland Conference action.

Sophomore Courtney Donald led Southeastern with eight kills and a .412 hitting percentage in the loss. Freshman Kinsey Williams added five kills, while freshman Cherish Krohn and junior Paige Dollison added three kills apiece. Jones had two kills in her final match with Southeastern. Freshman Lindsey Young led the Lady Lions with 16 assists and two service aces.

Greer and Young led the Southeastern defensive effort with eight digs apiece. Williams had one solo block and three block assists. Dollison chipped in with two block assists for the Lady Lions.

UCA posted a .364 hitting percentage, behind the efforts of Jessica Hays and Chloe Smith, who finished with 12 and 11 kills, respectively. Marissa Collins led the Bears with 37 assists.

Central Arkansas had nine total team blocks. Hays had two solo blocks and three assists, while Taylor Hammond record five block assists. Hays and Cristin Curl led UCA with 15 digs apiece.

Krohn had three kills in the opening set, but UCA countered with a .474 team hitting percentage to take a 1-0 lead. Hays had six kills and Smith posted five winners in the opening set.

Southeastern was more competitive in the second set, as Donald had five kills and a .833 hitting percentage in the set. However, UCA posted a .577 hitting percentage behind four kills apiece from Hammonds and Karlie Giesler to go in the break up two sets.

The Lady Lions improved their defensive effort in the final set, holding the Bears to a .118 hitting percentage. Dollison and freshman Monica Raymond had two kills apiece for the Lady Lions, while Williams added three blocks. But Southeastern could not overcome its -.086 hitting percentage and fell in a sweep.

Courtesy of Athletics Media Relations