Point volleyball playing six games at West Point Park Gym in 10 days

Published 4:56 pm Wednesday, October 10, 2018

WEST POINT — After spending the greater parts of August and September on the road, the Point University volleyball team is in the midst of a six-game homestand.

The Skyhawks are scheduled to continue to play at the West Point Gym today at 1 p.m. against St. Andrews University. Any pending status of the game due to the weather was unknown as of Wednesday press time.

On Tuesday night, the Skyhawks fell to Reinhardt in three sets of 19-25, 20-25 and 18-25. The win marked No. 16 in-a-row for the Eagles, who are 20-4 overall and 11-0 in conference play. Reinhardt remained in first place in the conference’s south division, while Point sits behind the Eagles with an 8-2 conference record.

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Senior tri-captain Tatianna Dale led the Skyhawks’ offensive attack with 10 kills and five total blocks. Junior tri-captain Julia Felix set 34 assists to go along with 10 digs, three kills and two blocks. Junior tri-captain Charlotte Harvisik had five kills, five digs and one ace.

Local freshman Sarah Baucham, from Columbus, had eight kills and four solo blocks in Tuesday’s match as the middle blocker. Senior Karen Souza had six kills and four digs.

On the defensive side, junior Tessa Burns had 17 digs and went 10-for-10 in service receptions. Sophomore Te’a Owens was 25-for-25 in service receptions, with five digs and three kills as well. Freshman Rachel Ellis had seven kills and went 23-for-24 in service receptions.

The Skyhawks now host third-place St. Andrews, who carry a 5-7 overall record and a 2-2 conference record into the match.

The volleyball team will also be at home this Saturday against Allen University at 11 a.m., next Tuesday against Columbiana International University at 6:30 p.m., next Wednesday against Talladega College at 6 p.m. and Friday against Truett-McConnell University at 6:30 p.m.