October 16, 2007-- The #21 Emporia State volleyball team earned a three game sweep over Newman at home on Tuesday. The Hornets hit over .300 in all of the games in the match and had 10 blocks while holding Newman to a .009 hitting percentage. ESU took the first game 30-15 before rolling to 30-12 and 30-11 wins in the final two games.
Arica Shepard led the way fro the Hornets with 16 kills to go along with 13 digs. Brianne Boner had 12 kills and finished the night with seven blocks. Ting Liu had 41 assists in the three games to go along with five kills. Overall on the night the Hornets hit .430 as a squad with Boner hitting .632 to lead the way, Mary Walzcuk hit .545 with six kills while Shepard hit .429 for the match.
The Hornets move to 20-6 overall and remain 6-2 in the MIAA as well as being ranked #21 in the CSTV/AVCA Division II Volleyball Poll. The Hornets next match will be on the road at Missouri Southern on October 19th. The first serve is set for 7 p.m.