Saints volleyball sweeps pair of matches against Huston-Tillotson

The OLLU volleyball team swept both matches against Huston-Tillotson University (HTU) this weekend. The Saints improved to 16-11 overall and 13-1 in the Red River Athletic Conference (RRAC). The Rams drop to 4-18 overall and 3-9 in conference.

First match (Oct. 27)

The Saints opened the weekend series against the Rams with a sweep. OLLU held the Rams to under .100 hitting in the second and third set. Six different Saints recorded at least one kill and Lauren Reynard assisted on 36 plays. The Saints had six service aces and Tina Trevino tallied double-digit digs. The Rams came back from a six-point deficit in the second frame, but the Saints were able to hold on to win 25-23.

Second match (Oct. 28)

The Saints honored seniors Analisa Fernandez, Madalyn Gonzalez, Ashleigh Ramirez, Tory Rodriguez and Madelynn Strzelczyk prior to the match on Saturday. OLLU swept the Rams again and forced 21 errors by HTU. The Saints hit over .300 in the second and third set. The Rams were limited to -.179 hitting in the first set and .000 in the final frame. The Saints will host Xavier University of Louisiana (XULA) for a pair of matches starting on Wednesday to close the regular season.