|Team Rosters, Stats, and Directions to the Tournament|
Javelinas' Jonathan Woodson's season ended by injury - George Vondracek, Corpus Christi Caller Times
Buffs, Mustangs are 'going to war' - J. Scott Russell, Times Record News
Volleyball cruises past Texas A&M-Commerce in three sets - TWU Volleyball
LIONS STRUGGLE TO FIND THEIR GROOVE IN 3-0 LOSS AT PIONEERS - TAMC Volleyball
Javelinas Take a 3-0 Win Over St. Mary's for Dig Pink Night - TAMK Volleyball
HILLTOPPERS EDGE CARDINALS IN FIVE SETS - UIW Volleyball
The Lone Star Conference regular season is down to two weeks of play, with the top eight teams advancing to the LSC Championship to be hosted by the No. 1 seed. Angelo State is in the driver’s seat to win the LSC Championship and host the Tournament with a two-game lead. ASU, Tarleton State, West Texas A&M, Texas Woman’s and Texas A&M-Commerce have secured a berth in the championship field.
LSC volleyball teams are 150-128 overall this season. The squads are currently 10-17 combined versus Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference teams, and 11-12 against the Heartland Conference, which are the other conferences in the NCAA South Central Region.
PLAYERS OF THE WEEK
Rachel Robertson, Texas A&M University - Commerce, SR, Princeton, Texas, Princeton HS
Robertson had one of the best weeks of her career, helping the Lions to three 3-0 sweeps at Abilene Christian, against Cameron and against Midwestern State ... Robertson tallied 53 kills with a .551 hitting percentage, averaging 5.9 per set ... She recorded a career-best 25 kills at Abilene Christian hitting .477 helping the Lions to their first win in Abilene since 1995 ... Robertson had no hitting errors against both Cameron and Midwestern State, recording 15 kills and a .652 average against the Aggies and 13 kills with a .591 average against the Mustangs ... Her .394 hitting percentage on the year sits second in program history and is just 31 kills shy of moving into third-place all-time in career kills.
Maddie Huth, Angelo State University, JR, The Colony, Texas, The Colony HS
Huth showcased herself as one of the most feared offensive threats in the Lone Star Conference in helping lead the Angelo State Belles to three wins last week over Incarnate Word, West Texas A&M and Eastern New Mexico. Huth had a season-high 21 kills in ASU’s four-set win over WT and finished the week with 42 kills and an astonishing .500 hitting percentage in 10 sets played. Huth has been on a tear in LSC play this season offensively, but also with her blocking on defense. Huth had 11 blocks last week and also added three aces for good measure.
Shelby Wilt, Angelo State University, SO, Dalhart, Texas, Dalhart HS
Wilt was everywhere last week for Angelo State in the team’s wins over Incarnate Word, West Texas A&M and Eastern New Mexico. Wilt finished the week with 78 digs for a 7.80 digs per set average. Her 41 digs against West Texas A&M in a four-set match established a new career record for the sophomore who went over the 1,000 dig mark in her career in Saturday’s match against ENMU. Wilt also had two aces and six assists last week.
Lauren Beville, West Texas A&M University, SR, Hereford, Texas, Hereford HS
Beville continued to lead the Lady Buffs this past weekend as they went 2-1 with the lone loss coming to #9 Angelo State on Friday night at the Junell Center. Beville tallied a season high 29 digs on Saturday afternoon in Stephenville to improve her career total to 2,187 and move just 61 digs away from Sara Contreras (2,248) for first all-time in Lady Buff history. The Hereford, Texas native passed former Lady Buffs great Brittani Bell (2,150) on Friday night for second place.
Alex Woolsey, Angelo State University, SR, Plano, Texas, Plano East HS
Woolsey continues to lead a potent Angelo State offense at the setter position and help the team cross goals off its list. Woolsey was instrumental in three wins over Incarnate Word, West Texas A&M and Eastern New Mexico last week with 132 assists (13.20 per set), including 55 in a four-set win over WT. Woolsey now has 4,691 assists in her illustrious career at ASU and is only 95 assists from becoming the all-time leader in Belle history.
Jordan Neal, Texas A&M University - Commerce, JR, Joshua, Texas, Joshua HS
Neal continued to control the Lion offense to three 3-0 sweeps over Abilene Christian, Cameron and Midwestern State ... Neal posted 123 assists, averaging 13.67 per set, with 10 aces ... She recorded 39 assists in the win over the Wildcats with four kills and 11 digs, leading the Lions to their first win in Abilene since 1995 ... Against Cameron, Neal had 48 assists with 12 digs as the Lions hit .364 in the win over the Aggies ... Against Midwestern State, Neal had 36 assists and six service aces in leading the Lions to the 3-0 sweep ... She sits 112 assists shy of becoming the fourth player in program history with back-to-back 1,000 assist seasons.