Lady Buffs topple Zias

CNJ staff

CANYON, Texas — West Texas A&M extended its winning streak to seven matches and completed a season-sweep of Eastern New Mexico University Thursday night with a 30-24, 30-28, 30-18 victory over the Zias in Lone Star Conference South Division volleyball.

Rachel Altman collected 15 kills, eight digs and five block assists for the Lady Buffs (23-7, 5-1 South), who have won 22 of their last 25 matches since a 1-4 start.

The Zias (7-16, 2-4) got 13 kills and three block assists from senior middle blocker Lindsay Schiely. Freshman outside hitter Rhea Wortman added eight kills and a team-leading 10 digs.

Lone Star Conference South
West Texas A&M 3, ENMU 0
ENMU 24 28 18
West Texas A&M 30 30 30
Individual statistics
Kills —
Eastern New Mexico, Lindsay Schiely 13, Rhea Wortman 8, three tied with 6. West Texas A&M, Rachel Altman 15, Jessica Scherr 14, Megan Spivey 10. Block solos — Eastern New Mexico, Kristi Britain 1. West Texas A&M, none. Block assists — Eastern New Mexico, Amber Davis 4, Schiely 3, Grace George 2. West Texas A&M, Altman 5, Spivey 5, Cynthia Carter 2, Scherr 2. Digs — Eastern New Mexico, Wortman 10, Britain 8, Marci LeGrand 5. West Texas A&M, Brittani Bell 12, Erin Houlihan 10, Altman 8. Aces — Eastern New Mexico, Kara Killian 1, Vanessa Wilcox 1. West Texas A&M, Bell 3, three tied with 1. Assists — Eastern New Mexico, Kathryn McCannell 22, Killian 17. West Texas A&M, Houlihan 46. Records — Eastern New Mexico 7-16 (2-4), West Texas A&M 23-7 (5-1). T — 1:28. A — 556.