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Ashley Hawkins
Ashley Hawkins had 11 kills and was one of two Bears to have 11 kills.
photo courtesy of Lenoir-Rhyne Athletics

L-R Volleyball Drops Two at UNC-Pembroke Invitational

The Lenoir-Rhyne volleyball team suffered two losses competing in the UNC-Pembroke Invitational. L-R lost to Embry-Riddle, 3-1 and to the host school UNC-Pembroke, 3-1.

Against the Eagles of Embry-Riddle, the Bears lost set one, 25-21 but would rally to take the second set, 27-25. However the Bears fell in the final two sets, 25-19 and 25-20.

Ashley Hawkins led the Bears with 18 kills. Mackenzie Hulsey had 41 assists and 22 digs.

Against UNC-Pembroke, the Bears won the first set 25-19. The Bears hit .333 and used a 6-1 run to win the first set. However, the Braves came back to win 25-22, 25-21, and 25-23.

Emmaleigh Allen had 14 kills for the Bears while Hawkins added 11. Rachel Wildermuth had 24 assists and Bailey Carpenter had 22 digs.

The Bears are 2-3 overall. They will wrap up the UNC-Pembroke tournament taking on Felician Saturday.