Zias collect victory in 4 over Midwestern State

PNT Staff

WICHITA FALLS, Texas — Eastern New Mexico University took the season series from Midwestern State 2-1, beating the Lady Indians 30-27, 30-27, 20-30, 30-22 Monday night in a Lone Star Conference crossover match.
Senior outside hitter Anna Bellum posted team highs of 15 kills and 16 digs for the Zias (12-3), who won for the 11th time in 12 matches and avenged a loss to MSU (8-12) in an LSC crossover tournament over the weekend in Abilene Texas.
Portales junior Olivia Boan collected five of ENMU’s nine service aces in the match, and was one of five Zias in double figures in digs with 10. Sophomore middle blocker Grace George had 12 kills and six total blocks, including two block solos.
Sophomore middle hitter Abbi Meyer had 13 kills for the Lady Indians, while junior outside hitter Kate Pence added 12 kills and 20 digs.
The Zias open LSC South Division play on the road this week, traveling to Angelo State (13-4) for a 6 p.m. (MDT) match on Thursday and to Abilene Christian (14-5) in a 10 a.m. (MDT) start on Saturday.
Monday at Wichita Falls, Texas
ENMU 3, Midwestern State 1
ENMU 30 30 20 30
Midwestern State 27 27 30 22
Kills —
Eastern New Mexico, Anna Bellum 15, Grace George 12, Emilie Rodman 12, Lindsay Schiely 11. Midwestern State, Abbi Meyer 13, Kate Pence 12, Rachel Gilmore 11. Block solos — Eastern New Mexico, George 2, Midwestern State, Meyer 1. Block assists — Eastern New Mexico, George 4, Rodman 4. Midwestern State, Meyer 2, Melissa Minus 2. Set assists — Eastern New Mexico, Margie Goble 43. Midwestern State, Whitney Johansen 45. Digs — Eastern New Mexico, Bellum 16, Goble 12, Jessica Weeks 11, Olivia Boan 10, Kelley McGinty 10. Midwestern State, Pence 20, Deidre Shawen 15, Gilmore 12, Ashley Godwin 11. Aces — Eastern New Mexico, Boan 5, McGinty 2. Midwestern State, Godwin 2, Shawen 2. Records — Eastern New Mexico 12-3, Midwestern State 8-12. T — 1:41. A — 125.