OCtober 5, 2007-Mary Walczuk connected for 11 kills on 15 attempts for a .733 hitting percentage as the #23 Hornets defeated Dallas Baptist 3-1 in their first match at the Premier Mortgage Washburn Lady Blues Classic on Friday morning.
Megan Koster had a match high 19 kills with five blocks while Arica Shepard had 18 kills and 17 digs for ESU. Brianne Boner added 11 kills on .348 hitting and seven blocks as the Hornets hit .341 as a team. Ting Liu dished 64 assists in the four game match.
Shepard was six of eight in the first game as ESU got on top 30-23. Dallas Baptist evened the match with a 35-33 win in game two. Koster had six kills on .333 hitting in the second game. The Hornets dominated games three and four, winning 30-13 and 30-18 to close out the match. Walczuk and Boner combined to hit .700 with 15 kills between them in the final two games.
ESU is back in action this afternoon to take on #17 West Texas A&M. First serve from WU's Lee Arena is set for 4 p.m.