Grambling, La. | The Southern University Jaguars Volleyball team made short work of their rival, Grambling State University Lady Tigers Sunday at the Fredrick C. Hobdy Assembly Center, spoiling their home opener 3-0.
Southern (4-13 overall, 3-5 SWAC) swept the match with scores of 25-14, 25-22, 25-12.
The Jaguars ended their road four-game road swing with two straight victories.
Coach Jacobs says that the team played “very well as a whole.’” She also stated, “When the game got tight, we didn’t lose poise. This is how we needed to be playing all along.” Coach Jacobs was rather impressed by the team’s overall performance.
Senior Paige Hall recorded eight kills and eight blocks. Junior Shelby Jolly had nine kills and three blocks. The standout of tonight’s game was freshman outside hitter/defensive specialist, Jada Carter who rounded tonight with nine kills and eight digs. Carter recorded a hitting percentage of .533%.
The Jaguars will be back in action at home on Tuesday, October 9, as they will host the Lady Privateers of the University of New Orleans.