The Ottumwa Courier


September 19, 2013

IHCC meets the challenge of national power Iowa Western


Sydney Nelson led Iowa Western’s net attack, drilling 14 kills of her own on 28-31 hitting. Iowa Western (14-3, 1-0) edged out a side-out point to get the final serve to Kathia Sanchez, who finally closed out the match by serving out the final three points of the match.

“We’ll get back to where we’re all healthy and get back to where we need to be by the end of the year,” Lyon said. “I think we showed in this past week that we’re going up. We couldn’t have gone much further down than we got at this point last week. All we need to do is keep going up and we’ll be alright by the end of the season.”

Next up for IHCC (10-10, 0-1), a home date Tuesday with Southwestern at 7 p.m.

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Iowa Western 25-17-25-25

Indian Hills 17-25-11-19

IWCC Statistics

Aces — Emily Jones 3, Kathia Sanchez 2, Madison Halterman. Team — 6.

Hitting — Syndey Nelson 28-31, Aly Dawson 19-22, Kassidy Sullivan 17-22, Jones 10-12, Calvineka Lockhart 8-18, Sanchez 7-8, Tyann Thomas 4-4, Winnie Cupertino 1-1, Casey Curran 1-1, Elly Targy 1-1, Heather Smack 1-2. Team 97-122. Kills — Nelson 14, Dawson 9, Sullivan 7, Lockhart 6, Jones 5, Sanchez 3, Thomas 2, Curran, Targy. Team — 48.

Setting — Sanchez 41, Halterman 2, Jones 2, Sullivan, Targy. Team — 47.

Blocks — Lockhart 3, Jones 2, Sullivan 2, Dawson, Nelson, Sanchez. Team — 10.

Digs — Halterman 14, Dawson 13, Jones 10, Nelson 6, Targy 5, Sanchez 4, Sullivan 2, Lockhart, Thomas. Team — 56.

IHCC Statistics

Aces — Peyton Crosser 3, Katie Soddy. Team — 4.

Kills — Shelby Lauterbach 14, Camila Araujo 6, Ramiah St. Fleur 4, Crosser 3, Mirela Vasconcelos 3. Team — 30.

Blocks — Crosser 5, Soddy 2, Vasconcelos 2, Araujo, Camila Leite, St. Fleur. Team — 12.

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