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Lady Bucs survive thriller against Liberty, push win streak to 16
Tuesday, November 07, 2006
"We showed a lot of heart tonight," said head coach Lindsey Devine. "We made good adjustments for games three, four and five, and I am so proud of the way we didn't back down and kept fighting for every point."
Both squads hit .246 in the opening game, but it was the Lady Bucs (25-5) who earned the first game point at 29-28.
After dropping the second frame, ETSU responded with 17 kills in game three, led by six from senior Sarah Buhr (
The Lady Bucs released their talent in the fourth stanza, hitting .316, nailing 17 kills against just five errors and evening the contest with an easy 12-point win. Sartor led the way with five kills, followed by four apiece from Palmer and Buhr.
ETSU controlled game five, securing three match points on Sartor's 29th kill of the night. After the Lady Flames (10-17) saved two of the points, Buhr ended the festivities with her 19th kill.
Sartor's 29 kills marked a new career high for the senior, as did Palmer's 21. Senior Nani Emreson (
The Lady Bucs conclude regular season play Monday, November 13 at in