Lady Buffs go 1-2 on road swing

from staff reports
The Milligan Lady Buffs returned home late Saturday evening after competing in three aggressive conference games on the road.
They first traveled to Bryan College on Friday night and lost to the Lady Lions with scores of 26-30, 18-30 and 27-30.
Lindsey Wetherholt completed 11 kills, followed by Joy Dobbs with nine. Morgan Hyatt had nine digs and Myra O'Dell had eight.
Blocks were led by Allison Langrel with three, while Tara Earhart, Amanda Caldwell and Hyatt each had two. O'Dell also provided 16 assists, while Beth Snapp ended with 15.
On Saturday morning the Lady Buffs traveled to Tennessee Wesleyan, where they won 30-23, 30-22 and 30-18.
O'Dell had an exceptional game, finishing with two aces and 16 assists. Dianne Sooter finished the match with 11 assists, and Katie Mullins ended with 12 digs.
Dobbs and Hyatt each had eight kills, while Earhart also added seven of her own. Earhart also had three blocks, followed by Hyatt, Caldwell and Langrel, who each added two respectively.
Saturday afternoon proved to be a harder match when Milligan took on Covenant College, losing 3-2. Scores from the match were 27-30, 30-27, 25-30, 30-9 and 10-15.
Although the Buffs lost, their team effort was nothing short of hard work. Leslie Burke and Earhart each had two aces, while O'Dell and Snapp each had three. Earhart also completed 11 kills and four blocks.
Hyatt racked up 12 kills, while Langrel added seven kills and five blocks. Katie Mullins finished with 19 digs; O'Dell completed 20 assists followed by Sooter with 15.
Milligan's overall record now stands at 8-18, with a conference record of 6-9. The Buffs will next play at home tonight at at 6:30 against Bluefield College.