27 Oct 2021 Hendrix volleyball wins tenth in a row over Millsaps
JACKSON, Miss. — Hendrix rallied from a 2-1 deficit Sunday and won its third-straight match overall and 10th-consecutive against Millsaps (Miss.) following a five-set victory by scores of 14-25, 25-17, 22-25, 25-20 and 15-8 in the Southern Athletic Association (SAA) finale for both teams inside the Hangar Dome. The Warriors improve to 17-5 all-time in the series, including 6-3 in true road matches, having won the last six-straight instances.
The Warriors locked up the No. 3 seed for the SAA Tournament, which begins Nov. 5 with the quarterfinals. All matches Nov. 5-7 take place at top-seed, No. 15-ranked Berry (Ga.).
Camryn Presley, No. 10, delivered her eighth double-double this season with 14 kills and a season-high 24 digs for Hendrix (12-9, 9-5 SAA). Sadie Walker added 12 kills and a 0.333 hitting percentage. Peyton Nance came up with a career-high 23 digs. Claire Smith dished out 27 assists and Kyler Greenlee 19.
Alyssa Jolly recorded a double-double for Millsaps (9-12, 4-10 SAA) with 16 kills and 13 digs. Hannah Matke came up with 21 digs, one of five Majors in double figures along with Jolly (16), Brenna Macaluso (14), Alexia Ardoin (13) and Margaret Richardson (11). Richardson also dished out 36 assists for a double-double performance.
The Warriors conclude their regular season taking part in the Emory (Ga.) National Invitational Oct. 29-30. On Friday, Hendrix faces the 12th-ranked Eagles at noon CT on Woodruff P.E. Center Gymnasium court one and Washington and Lee (Va.) at 3 p.m. on Woodruff P.E. Center Gymnasium court two. On Saturday, the Warriors battle Randolph-Macon (Va.) at 12:30 p.m on Woodruff P.E. Center Gymnasium court two.