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Red Wolf victory over SEMO

Redhawk’s eight game winning streak broken

Published: Thursday, October 4, 2012

Updated: Thursday, October 4, 2012 16:10

marie hadar

Travis Sharp, Staff Photographer

Sophomore Marie Hadar attacks the ball. Hadar finished Tuesday night with 12 kills, 2 digs and 2 blocks to help the Red Wolves to victory over the Redhawks.

The lady Red Wolves took a five-set victory over the Southeast Missouri Redhawks in a non-conference match up Tuesday night.

The Red Wolves improved to 12-8 while SEMO dropped to 12-7 overall.

The Red Wolves would take the first set 25-19 recording a match high 21 kills and hitting at an impressive .500.

SEMO would battle back in the second set and jump to lead the set 13-7. The Redhawks would take the set 25-15.

ASU opened the third set with a 7-3 run, the Redhawks would continue to forge ahead, but recorded  four errors as the Red Wolves would finish the set with a 25-21 win.

The Redhawks would tie the sets 2-2 after taking the fourth match jumping out to a 6-1 lead by a pair of blocks. ASU would push with in one at 21-20, but the Redhawks took the set with a kill.

ASU would dominate the fifth frame jumping out to a 6-1 lead on their way to a 15-7 victory.

“There were several times during the fourth set that would give us a lot of momentum heading into the fifth set and I think that really carried us to finish strong,” said head coach David Rehr.

Senior outside hitter Terry Jasmine lead the Red Wolves with 24 kills and a hitting average of .296, while senior Kelsey Hodges finished the night with 12.

Defensively, ASU had five players finish with total digs in the double-digits. Senior Taylor Coughlin set a career-high with 17 digs on the night, while freshman Haley Tonsend had a season-high 12 digs.

Junior Megan Baska would lead the Red Wolves with 21 digs.

“Anytime you win a five-set match you are going to feel good about it,” Rehr said.

Before Tuesday night’s match, the Redhawks were undefeated in their conference and Rehr said, the ASU victory will give the team all kinds of momentum to move forward with the season.

Senior Allison Kearney recorded 56 assists and 18 digs.

The Red Wolves will be back at home, returning to conference play against Troy at 7 p.m. Friday night at the HPESS and South Alabama at 1 p.m. Sunday at the Convocation Center.

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