Bods volleyball goes one for two


 ST. CHARLES, Mo. – Korie Thompson had a double-double to help the Ichabods to a 25-22, 25-10, 25-15 win Friday night at Lindenwood.

The eighth-ranked Ichabods improved to 19-3 overall and 11-3 in the MIAA. They will continue action Saturday awt 3 p.m. at Central Missouri.

Thompson was the only Ichabod with double figure kills with 11. She added 10 digs and hit .391 with two errors in 23 swings. Marissa Cox and Leanna Willer each had nine kills and NAtalie Bates had 27 assists as the center led the offense to a .292 attack percentage. Alyssa Carney led the defense with 15 digs.

The Lions (5-17, 2-12 MIAA) got within a point of Washburn late in the first set at 23-22. A kill from Thompson got the Bods to set point and then Erika Lane’s kill ended the match.

Washburn opened the second set on a 5-0 run and later scored 10 straight to lead to an easy win. The Bods took a 9-3 lead in the third set and then scored five straight points at the end to clinch the match.

The Lions hit .021 as a team as the hit negative in the last two sets. They had 23 kills in the match while Washburn had 41.

The Ichabods were not as successful Saturday afternoon, losing three sets 25-22, 25-22, 25-21 in a sweep at 19th-ranked Central Missouri.

No. 8 Washburn fell to 19-4 overall and 11-4 in the MIAA. The Ichabods will play Tuesday at Emporia State at 7 p.m. in the third of five straight road matches.

Korie Thompson had her second straight double-double with 10 kills and 23 digs. Leanna Willer added 17 kills and had 56 attempts, the most in Washburn history in a three-set match. Alyssa Carney had 21 digs and Natalie Bates had 13 with 36 assists for a double-double.

Washburn tied the third set at 19-19 but the Jennies (15- 8, 12-3 MIAA) then finished the set on a 6-2 run to clinch the match. The Jennies scored four straight late in the second set to go up 23-18 and a 6-0 run early in the first set helped them win that one.

The Jennies hit .196 in the match while Washburn had a .112 attack percentage. Washburn won in kills, 44- 41 but had 27 errors while the Jennies had just 12.

Carly Sojka led the Jennies with 15 kills and she added 10 digs for a double-double. Haley Thompson had 11 kills and a .400 attack percentage