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Lady E’Hawks Close Season In Regional Tourney Disappointment

By Staff | Oct 22, 2009

A?LITTLE?TAP - Nicole Leuer goes high for an easy tap over the net during play in Tuesday’s Regional tournament game against Estherville Lincoln Central. -- Dan Voigt photo

Emmetsburg’s volleyball season came to a disappointing close in a 3-0 loss to Estherville Lincoln Central Tuesday night. The first-round Regional tournament loss brought an end to the Lady E’Hawks’ season and also saw the conclusion of the prep career of senior Jordan Morris.

Emmetsburg got out to a slow start, falling 16-25 in the first game, but rallied and led most of the way in game two before being edged 24-26. In the final game, Emmetsburg again fought hard but saw the season end in a 21-25 score.

Jordan Morris would close out her career with nine of 10 serves and 24 of 29 hits with eight kills, as well as blocking one shot and assisting on one block and making six digs.

Nicole Leuer would add 13 of 14 serves with an ace and made 12 of 13 hits with four kills and dug out three shots.

Morgan Vlasman came away with 18 of 25 hits with two kills and assisted on four blocks, while making six digs and issuing one assist.

Paige Naig contributed 11 of 12 hits with two kills and assisted on five blocks while digging out one shot.

Chelsey Rouse would make nine of nine hits with three kills, had two solo blocks and assisted on one block and added one dig.

Nikki Schany would chip in three of four hits with a kill, assist on one block and make one dig.

Molli Schmeling would make 12 of 14 serves with one ace and add three digs, while Hillary Pico made 10 of 10 serves with an ace, added 10 digs and made one assist.

Hannah Drost made seven of seven serves, made one dig and handed out 12 assists to her teammates on the night.

Jordan Kerber would come away with six of seven serves, one hit, four digs and four assists.

Emmetsburg made 57 o f62 serves with three aces and 78 of 93 hits with 20 kills, as well as three solo blocks and 12 assisted blocks. The Lady E’Hawks also had 36 digs and 19 assists.

“The girls worked hard all season long and show great promise for the future,”?noted Head Coach Andrea Accola-Sabin. “We will miss Jordan Morris as our lone senior and her leadership on the court.”