The Javelina Indoor Volleyball team (11-3, 3-1 LSC) has continued to play well during their long six game stint away from Hampton Inn Court, winning two of three games that took place over this passed weekend.
The Hoggies were served their first conference loss against Texas A&M University-Commerce (8-6, 2-2 LSC) on Friday.
The Javelinas started off the first game strong and were threatening in all four sets.
Lexi Wick had a strong performance throughout the four stanzas, as she led the hogs with a hit percentage of .455 with 12 kills along with seven blocks.
Krystal Faison added another double-double during her performance making that her seventh one of the season.
She finished with 12 kills, 14 digs and two service aces.
Casey Klobedans had 47 assists, three blocks along with 4 kills.
Freshman Taliah Phipps led the hogs with three service aces.
Ashley Bukowski also had a double-double with 10 kills and 10 digs.
Madison Brabham led the Javelinas with 14 kills and hit .409.
The Hogs would tackle back-to-back games the following day, however, the result would be one for Javelina Nation to celebrate.
The Blue and Gold took to the road and met Texas Women’s University (4-9, 0-4 LSC) in Denton, then moved over to Dallas to face off against Dallas Baptist University (3-11).
After a first set loss to Texas Women’s in the first game of action, the Hoggies proceeded to win six consecutive sets and win out the remainder of the day’s competition.
Bukowski led the team to victory against Texas Women’s with a team high 14 kills.
Faison trailed closely with nine and Wick also posted eight kills for the first game.
Haley Hutchinson had an outstanding defensive game with seven blocks.
In the second game of the day, Wick brought her A-game again and led the team with 11 kills.
Bukowski had eight kills and three blocks to add to her defensive resume, and Hutchinson had another defensive output with another seven blocks and five kills that aided the offense.
Overall, Casey Klobedans led the team with 74 assists on the day, while also posting two service aces and three kills.
Klobedans is currently in the midst of chasing history, with 3,028 total career assists, 23 assists shy of tying the Javelina All-Time Assists record.
The mark is close at hand for Klobedans who averages 10.44 assists a set.
Javelina volleyball will travel to Stephenville to face off against the Tarleton State TexAnns on September 30th, and finish the lengthy road trip the next day against Angelo State University on the first day of October.
The Hoggies will finally make their long awaited return to the Gil H. Steinke Physical Education Center on Dig Pink Night, on October 7th, squaring off with the Lone Star Conference rival West Texas A&M University Lady Buffaloes at 7:00 P.M.