Saturday, June 15, 2019
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Jim Ecker, President & Editor

No. 10 Eagles raise mark to 19-3


CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - The 10th-ranked Kirkwood women's volleyball team raised its record to 19-3 Saturday by winning two more matches at the Parkland Invitational tournament.

The Eagles swept Vincennes, 25-22, 25-13, 25-14, and knocked off Lincoln Land, 25-22, 22-25, 25-15, 25-11.

Alexa Ingram led Kirkwood to the victory over Vincennes with 15 kills, eight digs and four blocks. Haleigh Durnin had seven blocks, Sami Johnson six, Maddie Huff four and Abbi Tunis four.

Lauren Keane rolled up 29 assists and had 10 digs against Vincennes. Maddie Lavenz finished with 18 digs. Maddie Huff blocked seven shots. Tunis and Lavenz had three aces.

Ingram and Tunis paced the victory over Lincoln Land with 13 kills apiece. Durnin had nine kills and Johnson eight.

Keane had 32 more assists. Lavenz collected 22 digs. Keane, Johnson and Chloe McNeese had 12 digs against Lincoln Land. Taylor Carey blocked four shots.

Kirkwood won all four of its matches at the Parkland tournament and has won nine straight.


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