June 14, 2021
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first_imgCorpus Christi hit .327 for the night with senior middle blocker Madeline Doud leading the charge, going .591 for the match with 15 kills. Three more Islanders record double figure numbers with sophomore outside hitter Madison Green putting 12 kills to her name and freshman outside hitter Chloe Simon and junior middle blocker Madison Fitzsimmons each with 11. Senior setter Kristyn Nicholson ended the night with 50 assists along with seven kills, five digs and one service ace. The Bearkats’ Brooke White recorded a double-double behind 14 digs and 11 kills while junior middle blocker Taylor Cunningham led all Sam Houston hitters with 14 kills. Junior setter Jaclyn Ward was a kill shy of a double-double, dishing out 36 assists for the match. Set ThreeAfter leading the entire set, the Bearkats found themselves down by a point to the Islanders at 19-18. From there on it became a point exchange between the two teams with Sam Houston tying it at 19 all but never leading by more than two points before winning it 25-23. At 23-23, Ward again took the attack herself to record her third kill of the set and move to seven on the night followed by Vaughn claiming her third of the set to end it. Both teams had their best hitting of the match so far with Sam Houston hitting .500 to the Islanders’ .379. The Islanders’ Madeline Doud hit .833, downing five kills on six attacks.VB: Vaughn’s kill ends 25-23 win for @BearkatsVB in set 3. @IslandersVB lead trimmed to 2-1. Watch set 4 now on https://t.co/FDWfnDejSt. pic.twitter.com/mKyZEiNOVQ— Southland Conference (@SouthlandSports) November 18, 2017 Set OneEarly in the set, it was a back-and-forth battle between Texas A&M-Corpus Christi and Sam Houston State with teams tying eight teams in the first 22 points given in the night. With the teams tied at 11-11, the Islanders put together three straight points to go up 14-11 and begin breaking away from the Bearkats. Up 20-18, Corpus Christi scored four consecutive points to get ahead 24-18. Sam Houston setter Jaclyn Ward record her fourth kill of the set before Chloe Simon put the set away with her fourth kill. The Islanders hit .341 for the set with six players tallying a kill while Sam Houston’s Jordyn Vaughn and Taylor Cunningham each got four kills.VB: Simon’s kill completes @islandersvb 25-19 win in 1st set. Can @bearkatsvb even it up? Watch https://t.co/FDWfnDejSt or Southland app. pic.twitter.com/VuDTeQZYXo— Southland Conference (@SouthlandSports) November 18, 2017 The Islanders advance to play against No. 2 in the semifinals on Saturday at 2:30 p.m. on the Southland Digital Network. CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas – No. 3 Texas A&M-Corpus Christi bested No. 6 Sam Houston State 3-1 (25-19, 25-20, 23-25, 25-17) at home Friday in the last quarterfinal match of the 2017 Southland Volleyball Tournament in Corpus Christi, Texas. The victory extended the Islanders win streak to six as the back-to-back tournament champions continues their quest for a three-peat. Set TwoMadison Green’s left-handed swing ended the fifth set for a 25-20. She joined Simon and Madison Fitzsimmons for four kills in the set. Unlike the set before, Corpus Christi never lost the lead after starting the second set on a 10-5 run. Although the Islanders recorded just a .184 hitting clip for the set, the Corpus Christi defense held Sam Houston to .031. Ashley Lewis was the leader in kills for the Bearkats with four. Set FourAfter Corpus Christi let Sam Houston within one at 11-10, the Islanders scored five straight to take a 16-10 lead and carry momentum toward a 25-17 in the fourth set to win the match. Doud led all hitters with six kills on seven attacks for a .857 hitting percentage as her Islanders hit a team best for the night at .412. Nicholson recorded 11 assists for the set and added three kills and a dig while the Islander compiled 20 digs and two blocks.VB: @IslandersVB advances to Southland semifinal round, 3-1 winners over @BearkatsVB. Islanders vs. @UCAVball, 2:30 pm CT Saturday. pic.twitter.com/tHdrJzdki8— Southland Conference (@SouthlandSports) November 18, 2017last_img read more