Sunday, November 12, 2017

Bama takes match in five

201724-buss-1Tennessee dropped another tough five-set match, losing to the Tide today in Tuscaloosa (21-25, 25-19, 17-25, 25-18, 15-11). More tomorrow.

UPDATE: Madison Coulter led UT with 13 kills. Stephanie Buss had 12 and Alyssa Andreno had 10. Combined the three only had 4 attack errors: Andreno hit .450, Coulter .407, and Buss .393. Erica Treiber put down 6 blocks, Coulter had 5, Andreno 4, and Tessa Grubbs 3. Treiber added 3 aces for the team as well. Brooke Schumacher dug up 15 balls. Sedona Hansen put up 28 assists, and Callie Williams had 24.

The Lady Vols hit .270 in the match. That’s their 2nd highest average in a loss this season, and their 7th highest of the year in total win or lose. It also stands as the 8th best percentage in a loss at UT in the rally scoring era.

Alabama’s 70 kills were the most by a UT opponent this year.

Schumacher is 1 dig away from reaching the school single-season top ten digs list.