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Scott Puryear, Sports Information Director
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**For Immediate Release**
Lady Aggies Open Volleyball Season
-by Scott Puryear of Aggie Sports 08-30-06

Goodwell, OK — The Oklahoma Panhandle State University volleyball team opened their season Saturday in Oklahoma City. Though the Lady Aggies dropped both of their matches, first year coach Eric Viney was not disappointed in the performance of his young team.

Bacone College 3 Lady Aggies 0
Bacone won the match 30-22, 30-15, and 30-22, but the contest was not without several Lady Aggie highlights. Cat Clay is just one of the OPSU players who played well, and the freshman recorded 10 kills and 8 digs.

Molly Woodhall had 8 kills, Val Armstrong had 7 kills, and Amber McKinney recorded 6 kills and 2 blocks. In the assist department, Misty Sims had a dozen and Cheryl Coldwell had 11.

An outstanding OPSU junior, Sarah Moran, led both tams with 16 digs.

Oklahoma City U. 3 Lady Aggies 0
The Lady Aggies played well in a tight match, losing 30-25, 30-22, and 34-32, and Clay recorded her first college “double-double” with 11 kills and 11 digs. Woodhall, a hardworking senior, was right behind with 9 kills and 9 digs.

Alisa Byers had 5 kills and McKinney had 8 kills. Coldwell had 14 assists, and Moran, quickly establishing herself as a top defensive player, had 20 digs.

After the matches, Viney said he was pleased with the team and their overall performance during their first outings against outside competition. The next action for the Lady Aggies will be on the road against Eastern New Mexico on Tuesday.






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