Grambling outlasts UAPB in 4 sets on Senior Day

UAPB honored Britney Sahlmann (left) and Jenna Wuzinski (right) on Senior Night.
UAPB honored Britney Sahlmann (left) and Jenna Wuzinski (right) on Senior Night.
 

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.

Quick Hits
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.