No. 21 West Florida defeats Shorter 3-1 on Friday night

first_img Sophomore Maddy Lenzini tallied 21 digs and added a team-high 13 kills in the win over Shorter. (Photo by Bill Stockland) No. 21 West Florida defeats Shorter 3-1 on Friday night Sharecenter_img PENSACOLA, Fla. – The No. 21-ranked West Florida volleyball team (17-6, 9-1 GSC) defeated Gulf South Conference opponent Shorter 3-1 on Friday night at the UWF Field House. West Florida used a balance offensive attack that had three Argonauts tally double-digit kills. UWF held Shorter to a .076 team attacking percentage and tallied eight blocks on the night.Sophomore standout Maddy Lenzini (Chicago, Ill./Whitney M. Young Magnet HS) led the Argonauts on the night with 13 kills and three blocks. Lenzini also tallied two service aces and 21 digs. Senior’s Lindsay Homme (Willowbrook, Ill./Hinsdale Central HS) and Jenny Bellairs (Osage, Iowa/Southeast Missouri State) had 10 kills each in the win with Bellairs tallying six blocks. Senior Sierra Hansen (Layton, Utah/Southern Idaho) tallied 29 assists in the win while freshman Tori Martella (Jacksonville, Fla./Providence HS) led the Argonauts with 24 digs.The Argonauts came out strong in the first set holding the Hawks to a .028 team attacking percentage in the 25-16 win. West Florida took a two set lead behind another strong defensive performance as the Argonauts tallied three blocks and held the Hawks to a .085 team attacking percentage.Shorter took the third set by a score of 25-23 as the Hawks tallied four blocks and held the Argonauts to a .158 team attacking percentage. West Florida responded in the fourth set with a 25-19 victory en route to earning the team’s ninth conference win of the season.The West Florida volleyball team will host the seventh annual “Pack it Pink” breast cancer awareness match against Lee University on Saturday, Oct. 26 at 4 p.m. CT in the UWF Field House. Donations will be accepted in lieu of tickets for the match, which will be preceded by a reception for cancer survivors at 2:30 p.m. in the Argonaut Athletic Club. The first 400 fans to arrive also receive a “Pack it Pink” T-shirt.For information on all UWF athletics, visit Friendly Versionlast_img read more

Another Storm On The Horizon For Wednesday Night

first_imgPhoto used courtesy Katy L. Jones, originally found on East Road Services’ Facebook page. This is a developing story- Updates will be posted as they are made available.  Low temps on Wednesday will be in the 20′s again, but highs are expected to reach the lower 30′s despite signs that more snow will start this afternoon and continue into Thursday morning. Thursday morning is predicted to be freezing cold with low temps in the teens and highs climbing to 30-33. FacebookTwitterEmailPrintFriendly分享The National Weather Service out of Anchorage anticipates more snow to fall in the central Kenai Peninsula Wednesday through Thursday morning. Meteorologist Mike Ottenweller with the weather service predicted snowfall would continue Wednesday evening and continue overnight until tapering off Thursday morning.center_img Ottenweller: “Another storm system is on tap for tonight. Residents should expect another round of winds, and then eventually some more snow as we get to Thursday night.”  Friday could be warmer and dryer, though, with more possible snow and temps reaching back down to the mid 20’s, according to the NWS.last_img read more

Injured Hudson-Odoi undergoes ‘successful’ operation

first_imgCallum Hudson-Odoi has had a successful operation on his ruptured Achilles tendon, Chelsea have announced. The teenager limped off near the end of the first half of Monday’s 2-2 draw with Burnley at Stamford Bridge.A Chelsea statement read: “Callum successfully underwent surgery on his ruptured Achilles tendon.AdChoices广告“He will miss the rest of this campaign and will spend the summer undergoing rehabilitation in order to resume full training as soon as possible.”A ruptured Achilles tendon is generally regarded as one of the worst injuries players can suffer and it can often sideline them for long periods.The injury is a big blow for the winger, who recently made his Premier League and England debuts and is hugely popular among Blues fans.His contract expires next year and Chelsea, who rejected offers for him from Bayern Munich in January, are keen for him to sign a new deal.Earlier on Wednesday, Hudson-Odoi posted a video on social media to thank fans for their support, telling them he is “doing better and better”. See also:Chelsea unsure whether Kante will be fit for United clash Follow West London Sport on TwitterFind us on Facebookcenter_img Embed from Getty Imageslast_img read more