COLUMBIA, Mo. – The Spring Hill College volleyball team split outcomes in a pair of non-conference matches on Saturday at the final day of the Hampton Inn Classic at The Arena of Southwell Complex on the campus of Columbia College. The Badgers upset 24th-ranked Grand View University 3-1 (25-14, 25-22, 18-25, 25-23) in the early morning match and then fell to unranked Hastings College 3-0 (25-23, 25-18, 25-19) in the event's final match.
Against Grand View, outside hitter junior Megan Haber of Lillian, Ala., blasted out 15 kills while senior libero Meredith Donald of Mobile scooped up 23 digs.
Senior middle hitter Sha Sha Buchanan from Mobile smashed 10 kills and senior setter Taryn Nash of Independence, Mo., dispensed 39 assists with 14 digs. Freshman outside hitter Molly Griffin of Westlake Village, Calif., and junior outside hitter Sami Maurer of St. Louis, Mo., tallied 15 digs apiece.
In the match with Hastings, Haber had nine kills and Buchanan added eight kills. Donald collected 10 digs while Nash handed out 29 assists.
The Badgers (6-2) return home to the Arthur R. Outlaw Recreation Center this Tuesday evening for a 6 p.m. start versus non-conference foe Xavier University (4-2) from New Orleans.