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Lady Toppers sweep Denver

The Lady Toppers (15-6, 4-2 Sun Belt Conference) defeated Denver in three sets (25-16, 25-11, 25-21) tonight to keep their undefeated home record intact.

Coach Travis Hudson said every player contributed throughout the match.
“We are at our best when we bring it from all areas,” Hudson said. “I am very proud of how they played tonight.”
Sophomore middle hitter Lindsay Williams made her first career start, in place of injured sophomore Tiffany Elmore. Williams finished the game with six kills and a .600 hitting percentage.
“Lindsey played a fantastic game for us tonight,” Hudson said. “It just goes to show the kind of depth we have.”
Sophomore setter Lauren Stuckel led the team with team highs of 18 assists and 7 kills.
Western will be back in action tomorrow, facing North Texas at 3 p.m. in Diddle Arena.
-Mike Stunson
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Lady Toppers still perfect at home

 

Home has been sweet for the Lady Toppers (14-6, 3-2 Sun Belt Conference) so far this season. Western improved to 6-0 at home after beating Arkansas Little-Rock and Arkansas State this weekend.
Western began the weekend by defeating UALR on Friday (25-19, 25-15, 15-17).  Western was solid on both sides of the net, compiling a .340 hitting percentage and holding the Trojans to a .094 percentage.
Arkansas State gave Western a little more trouble on Saturday, but the Lady Toppers still came out with a 3-1 victory (25-20, 25-19, 24-26, 25-22).  Western was led by sophomore setter Lauren Stuckel, who had 52 assists, and freshman libero Sarah Rogers, who had a season-high 21 digs.
But sophomore middle hitter Tiffany Elmore proved to be the star of the weekend, totaling 22 kills over the two games with hitting percentages above .630 in both.
Western continues a five-game home stand on Friday, facing Denver at 7 p.m.

Home has been sweet for the Lady Toppers (14-6, 3-2 Sun Belt Conference) so far this season. Western improved to 6-0 at home after beating Arkansas Little-Rock and Arkansas State this weekend.

Western began the weekend by defeating UALR on Friday (25-19, 25-15, 15-17).  Western was solid on both sides of the net, compiling a .340 hitting percentage and holding the Trojans to a .094 percentage.

Arkansas State gave Western a little more trouble on Saturday, but the Lady Toppers still came out with a 3-1 victory (25-20, 25-19, 24-26, 25-22).  Western was led by sophomore setter Lauren Stuckel, who had 52 assists, and freshman libero Sarah Rogers, who had a season-high 21 digs.

But sophomore middle hitter Tiffany Elmore proved to be the star of the weekend, totaling 22 kills over the two games with hitting percentages above .630 in both.

Western continues a five-game home stand on Friday, facing Denver at 7 p.m.

-Mike Stunson

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Lady Toppers defeat Florida Atlantic

The Lady Toppers notched their first Sun Belt Conference win of the season by sweeping Florida Atlantic this afternoon (25-20, 25-17, 25-14).

Western (12-6, 1-2 Sun Belt) was led by sophomore setter Lauren Stuckel, who had nine kills and 24 assists, and posted a .282 hitting percentage in the match.

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Lady Toppers lose to Florida International

Despite winning a tense first set, Western lost to Florida International 3-1 (26-24, 16-25, 24-26, 13-25) tonight in Miami.

The teams tied six times and combined for 31 kills in the first set, but the Lady Toppers (11-6, 0-2 Sun Belt Conference) were unable to maintain that success. The Lady Panthers (13-2, 3-0 Sun Belt) held Western to a .087 attack percentage in the match.

Junior outside hitter Emily Teegarden led Western with 11 kills, while sophomore setter Lauren Stuckel contributed 38 assists.

But the Lady Toppers committed 24 errors and recorded a .124 hitting percentage, allowing the Lady Panthers to compile a .462 hitting percentage.

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