|Our Lady of the Lake (Tex ( 14-6, 6-4)||18||15||26||22||1|
|Wiley (Texas) (16-8, 9-1)||25||25||24||25||3|
|Our Lady of the Lake (Tex||Indv. Leaders||Wiley (Texas)|
|#17 Natalie Fazio - 13||Kills||#1 Khrystyna Frank - 21|
|2 Players (#1,#12) - 1||Blocks||#11 Tiyanna Johnson - 7|
|#4 Alyssa Marquez - 32||Digs||#3 Alia Scott - 20|
|4 Players - 1||Aces||#14 Alexia Souza - 3|
|Our Lady of the Lake (Tex||Team Statistics||Wiley (Texas)|
MARSHALL, TEXAS (Oct. 25, 2019) – The Our Lady of the Lake University (OLLU) volleyball team fell to Wiley College (WC) 3-1 on Friday. The Saints fall to 14-6 overall and 6-4 in Red River Athletic Conference (RRAC) play. The Wildcats improve to 16-8 overall and 9-1 against RRAC opponents. With the victory Wiley sweeps the regular season matchups against the Saints 2-0.
Head Coach Scott Mattera commented loss saying, "It's really hard to know which way to feel tonight. We had some serious truth talks after game two about mental hustle and how we respond to things, and we really showed a ton of toughness in games three and four. We need to make sure we take the lesson we learned from this and put it into everything we do going forward. If we do that, we are going to be a very tough team at the tournament!"
After losing the first two sets the Saints battled to win the third set 26-24. The first place Wildcats limited the Saints to a .053 hitting percentage and forced 35 errors. Wiley recorded eight service aces and 85 digs. With the loss the Saints are in third place in the RRAC with three matches remaining and have lost three straight matches for the first time this season.
This is the 22nd matchup against Wiley. The Saints have a slight advantage by leading the all-time series 11-10. The Wildcats defeated OLLU on Sept. 28 of this season 3-0.
Scoring overview against WC
Set One – WC 25 – OLLU 18
Set Two – WC 25 – OLLU 15
Set Three – OLLU 26 – WC 24
Set Four – WC 25 – OLLU 22
In the first set, OLLU recorded 11 kills and nine errors on 40 total attacks for a hitting percentage of .050.
The Saints had eight kills in the second set and nine errors on 39 total attacks for a hitting percentage of -.026.
In the third set, OLLU had 11 kills and 13 errors on 45 total attacks for a hitting percentage of -.044.
The Saints had 14 kills in the fourth set and four errors on 47 total attacks for a hitting percentage of .213.
Much need help
Anissa Tamez (JR/San Antonio, Texas) recorded 34 assists for the Saints.
On the offense
Overall, the Saints had 44 kills for a hitting percentage of .053. Wiley had 48 kills for a hitting percentage of .174.
Leading the way for the Saints was Fazio with 13 kills. Anyssa Rivera (SR/El Paso, Texas) followed with nine kills.
Wiley's Khrystyna Frank led the Wildcats with 21 kills.
OLLU had a total of 75 digs, led by Marquez with 32. WC had a total of 85 digs, led by Alia Scott with 20.
Serving it up
The Saints tallied four service aces while the Rams recorded eight service aces.
The Saints travel to Hawkins, Texas, to take on Jarvis Christian College at 1 p.m. on Oct. 26.