Volleyball conquers Lindenwood, falls to Central Missouri

Jordyn Wells

On Friday, Nov. 6, the Ichabods swept Lindenwood 3-0 at Lee Arena.

The Ichabods came out with a bang in the first set leading the Lions 6-1, then proceeded to stretch the lead to 13-4. As the Ichabods took the early lead, it helped them wrap up the first set with a final score of 25-16.

In the second set, the teams were much closer, with the Ichabods up 12-9. A kill from  Leanna Willer gave the Bods a run with a score of 18-10.  When the Lions stopped the run with two points of their own, the Ichabods answered back with kills from Selk, Thompson and Vicory, putting the score at 23-12.

The Lions couldn’t quite catch up to the Ichabods, putting the final score at 25-16.

After intermission, the score was tied at 7-7. Back to back kills from Willer, Swan and Barrick gave the Ichabods some breathing room with a score of 14-9.

The Lions battled back with a score of 22-20 before Vicory and Willer put up kills to put the game at match point. A final kill from Thompson ended the rally, being her third kill of the match.

The Washburn Ichabods hosted No. 13 Central Missouri in an AVCA Top 15 Senior Day Match up on Nov. 7 at Lee Arena.

The Ichabods saw their nine-game winning streak end on senior night when they fell to Central Missouri, 3-0.

Tied at 13-13, Washburn allowed a 6-0 run by the Jennies and couldn’t recover, making the final score, 25-15.

In the second set, the Ichabods fell behind with a score of 7-2. They tried to climb their way back up, but couldn’t quite make it, putting the final score at 25-16.

In the third and final set, the Ichabod’s fell behind early again with a score of 11-6 before coming back to score of 17-17. The Ichabods had a run of four unanswered, but the Jennies came back with two unanswered putting the score at 19-17.

With the Ichabods hanging on tight, they made it close with a score of 21-20 and 22-21. The Ichabods  forced a win by two situation, trailing 24-21, but a kill from the Jennies ended the match with a final score of 25-23.

The Ichabods travel for their last two games of regular season, heading to Pittsburg on Friday, Nov. 13 at 7 p.m. and to Edmond on Saturday, Nov. 14 at 2 p.m.