Union vs. Alburnett-Casey Barney tallied 7 kills and hit .357 % in this match. Tori Zempel led us with 9 digs, while Jesse and Barney each recorded 4 each. Union played well in games 1 and 3 but struggled in game 2. We served poorly and never game ourselves a chance to get on any runs. Fortunately we composed ourselves and regrouped for game 3. Jena Boison did a good job coming in to serve going 3-3 and scoring one point on serve. Serve receive rating for match: Barney 3.5, Zempel 3.2, Bader 2.44, Ollendieck 2.88. Ending scores-Union 21 -Alburnett 11, Union 11- Alburnet 21, Union 15- Alburnett 6.
Union vs. Nashua- Plainfield- Sam Barz led the way with 9 kills and a hitting effeciency of .583. As a team we hit .525. Lauren Barz came off the bench and recorded 3 assists in the second game.Ending scores-Union 21 Nashua-Plainfield 11, Union 21- Nashua-Plainfield 12 Serve receive rating for match: Hilton 2.0, Barney 2.2, Zempel 2.0, Bader 2.0, Ollendieck .67, R Hilmer 2.0.
Union vs. Vinton-Casey Barney recorded 11 kills and hit .389 for the match. Payton Hilton had 5 kills and hit .571. Zempel had 5 digs and Jesse 23 assists for the match. The team served 31-35 for 88 % for the match. We received serve very well for the match which led to an effective offensive attack.score totals- Union 21 Vinton 13, Union 21 Vinton 15. Serve Receive Rating: Barney 4.0, Zempel 3.44, Bader 2.8, Ollendieck 3.25
Poor serving and a low hitting effeciency were our downfall in this match. We hit .220 % with 12 Hitting errors for the match. We only had 20 combined in the first 3 matches of the day. Sam Barz played well recording 10 kills in 13 attempts. Sara Jesse led us in serving going 9-9 with 2 aces. We will need to play much better to be able to give ourselves a chance to win at Dike Tuesday night. As poorly as we played we had our opportunities to win game 2. We are excited for the opportunity to play Dike again this Tuesday in a conference match. End scores-Union 19 Dike 25, Union 23 Dike 25. Serve Receive Rating for match, Barney 2.77, Zempel 3.3, Bader 2.5, Ollendieck 3.0.For the day Zempel finish with a receive rating of 3.07,Barney 3.0, Ollendieck 2.72 and Bader 2.46. Offensive player of the Tournament- Sam Barz: 24 kills in 39 attempts and only 4 hitting errors. Defensive player of the Tournament- Casey Barney Serve receive rating of 3.09 and 11 Digs for the day.