In Wednesday’s night lost to the LA Tech the Grambling State University Lady Tigers never quite found their rhythm.
The Lady Tigers were outscored 25-13 in the first set allowing 15 kills on 22 attempts by LA Tech along with seven unanswered points to start off the match.
The Lady Tigers started off the second set slow looking at a 15-4 deficit early LA Tech made 10-10 side outs and an attack percentage of .550.
The Lady Tigers eventually lost the set 25-10 in the third set the lady tigers looked unfocused as the team struggled on both sides of the court.
The Lady Tigers fell to a 15-6 deficit early the team had -.069 attack percentage and they also allowed 14 kills on 26 attempts. Giving them an ending result of 25-6 lost of the set and lost of the match (0-3).
Key performers in the game Fenix Calderon from LA Tech with 7 kills on 16 attempts with 3 digs and April Johnson with 2 kills on 6 attempts and one block. Post game coach
Keys-Johnson said, ” well tonight was not collegiate level volleyball playing style they (Lady Tigers) lost focus of their individual jobs which hurt the team’s overall goal.”
Communication was also a problem for the Lady Tigers there were several dropped balls and miscommunications resulting in 20 match errors.
Coach Keys-Johnson also said, “We also struggled defensively because we have no libero I rotated 4 players and it seems no one wants to step up.”
The Lady Tigers (0-2) are looking to rebound in their home opener Wednesday, Sept. 12 against Mississippi Valley State University at 6:30 p.m. in the Men’s Memorial Gym.