Grambling outlasts UAPB in 4 sets on Senior Day
PINE BLUFF, Ark. – Arkansas-Pine Bluff squandered its chance to land a spot in the 2018 Southwestern Athletic Conference Volleyball Tournament when it lost to Grambling State University in four sets (21-25, 25-23, 18-25, 15-25) in Southwestern Athletic Conference action on Senior Night at the Pine Bluff Convention Center.
–Britney Sahlmann and Jenna Wuzinski both were honored on senior night and played their final game in a UAPB jersey
-The loss ends UAPB’s hopes of landing a spot in the 2018 SWAC VB tourney
-Junior outside hitter Kendalle Howard led UAPB with a double-double (16 kills, 20 digs)
-Freshman Haley Gomez also produced a double-double for UAPB (13 kills, 20 digs)
-Setter Britney Sahlmann also finished with a double-double (game-high 38 assists, 17 digs
-The Lady Tigers outhit the Lady Lions .204 to .110
-Freshman middle blocker Charis Adefolarin had a team-high four blocks
–Haley Gomez finished with three service aces, including two in a row
-UAPB won the second set 25-23
UAPB ends the season 8-21 overall and 6-12 in conference play.