Solid Attack Leads No. 2 Washburn to Sixth Straight Win

9/5/2008

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ST. LOUIS, Mo. - The second-ranked Lady Blues hit .367 as they topped Colorado Mines, 25-20, 25-13, 25-11, Friday in their second match of the Missouri-St. Louis Invitational. Washburn has now won its first six matches and has swept its last five opponents. Washburn will continue action Saturday against UMSL at 11:30 a.m. and against Quincy at 2 p.m.

Monica Miesner had her second double-double of the day with 12 kills and 15 digs, leading the team in both categories. She moved into fifth in school history now with 1,477 career digs.

Mollie Lacy led the team with a .538 attack percentage with eight kills and one error in 12 attempts while Caitlin Conley hit .533 with nine kills and one dig in 15 tries. WU had nine blocks with Stephanie Nitz and Monica Miesner combining on three each.

Kate Hampson had 33 assists and she hit .800 with four kills and no errors in five attempts.

Colorado Mines hit just .047 and was led by Amanda Massey with seven kills and a .150 attack percentage.

Notes
- Monica Miesner moved to fifth in career digs at Washburn. She has 78 digs this year and 1,477 in her carer. She passed Debbie McCormick, who had 1,467 from 1992-95 and she needs 54 to move into fourth.
- Miesner also moved two double-figure dig matches away from tying assistant coach and All-American Dani (McHenry) Schmidt with 79 career double-figure dig matches. Miesner is currently in third with 77.

Article courtesy of Truman athletics.

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