Hawks down Pensacola Christian for 18th win of the season

Amy Tyma had 20 kills and a season-high 28 digs in Thursday night's win over Pensacola Christian. (Photo by Julie Bennett/juliebennettphoto.com)
Amy Tyma had 20 kills and a season-high 28 digs in Thursday night's win over Pensacola Christian. (Photo by Julie Bennett/juliebennettphoto.com)

PENSACOLA, Fla. – The Huntingdon volleyball team beat Pensacola Christian 25-14, 22-25, 25-18, 25-23 on Thursday night.

The win was the 18th of the season, marking the third straight season the Hawks have reached at least 18 wins.

Amy Tyma (20), April Reese (14), Addison Genard (10) and Shelby McAllister (8) combined for 52 of the Hawks' 56 kills. Ashley Murphy had 29 assists and Tyma turned in a season-high 28 digs. Tyma, Lexie DeVuyst (13), Reese (9) and Morgan Ilsley (9) combined for 59 of Huntingdon's 65 digs.

 

Records: Huntingdon (18-12); Pensacola Christian (9-20)

                                                                                                                                      

Notable: With 407 kills this season, Tyma leads the USA South Athletic Conference and ranks in the top-10 nationally in kills. With the release of the national statistics earlier this week, Tyma ranked seventh in Division III. As a team, Huntingdon ranks 15th in Division III in kills this season and 19th in assists.

                                               

Huntingdon Stat Leaders

vs. Pensacola Christian

Kills: Amy Tyma (20), April Reese (14), Addison Genard (10), Shelby McAllister (8)

Assists: Ashley Murphy (29), Morgan Ilsley (14)                            

Digs: Amy Tyma (28), Lexie DeVuyst (13), April Reese (9), Morgan Ilsley (9)

Aces: Amy Tyma (6), Addison Genard (3)

 

Coming Up: Huntingdon will play in a conference quad-match on Saturday at Brevard. The Hawks will play Brevard at 9 a.m. (Central) and Piedmont at 1 p.m. (Central).