Thirteen Points Of Stumler Leads To Win In UK

June 6, 2022

DAYTON, Ohio-Senior Outside hitter Alli Stumler took a career-high 14 disposals and freshman passer Emma Grome had 32 assists as Kentucky’s No.3 volleyball team stormed past Texas State, 3-0 (25-18, 25-7, 25-15) in three sets Friday morning at the Frericks Center in Dayton, Ohio.

The United Kingdom is hit.407 in the game behind freshman Emma Grome pulling the strings, but it was the defense that told the story with Texas State held to a.012 success rate and only 21 sales in the whole game. Sophomore libero Riah Walker had 13 digs in the game to lead all Wildcats, while freshman Eleanor Beavin also counted double-digit disposals, with 11.

rudely, it was stumler’s 14 sales that told the story as Reagan Rutherford added a career-high nine sales and sophomore Madi Skinner had eight saves.

On the net, Azhani Tealer announced his presence by scoring six blocks to lead all British players and Rutherford also added four.

Kentucky is now taking the afternoon off … before he faces the Dayton Flyers Friday night at 7 p.m.

Together A

Thanks to two early eliminations by Reagan Rutherford, Kentucky got off to a quick start, winning the first five points and a 5-0 lead early in the game. A huge block to the right by Madi Skinner and Emme Grome put the punctuation mark on a 3-0 run in the UK as the Wildcats’ lead climbed to 13-6 and Texas State called its first timeout of the set after by seven. The Bobcats ran five in a row and cut Kentucky’s lead to just two at 15-13 and the United Kingdom called its first timeout of the set leading by its smallest margin at 15-13. Azhani Tealer and Alli Stumler had a huge block, again on the left, with the United Kingdom dropping the hammer after in the set and leading 20-15. Texas State followed by calling a timeout and trailed 22-16. An ace from Tealer finished the set with the United Kingdom winning, 25-18. The United Kingdom retained the state of Texas .111 in the frame while Skinner and Stumler both had four disposals in the frame. Grome had 10 assists and Riah Walker led the UK with six digs.

Set Two

The second set provided a good start to the match for the United Kingdom with a 6-1 lead in the first seven points of the frame. The United Kingdom led at 8-1 by winning seven points in a row thanks to a Goetzinger block, then it was 9-1 before the Bobcats could blink after a stumler finish, his fifth of the game, the best of his team. The United Kingdom eventually lost 13 points in a row to take a 13-1 lead before TXST broke the series on a finish. The lead continued to rise in the second set with the British strike climbing to a 712 batting percentage and Gill handing out 10 assists within the first 16 points of the set. The United Kingdom closed the set in 16 minutes to win the set, 25-7. The United Kingdom is hit.600 in total and leads two sets to none.

Set Three

Stumler’s team-high 12th and 13th disposals gave the Wildcats the first degree of separation in the third as the United Kingdom took a 9-6 lead in the third. The United Kingdom’s lead rose to six at 19-13 thanks to a net game won by Emma Grome and the Bobcats took their first time-out of the round with a delay of six. A layup by freshman Erin Lamb, in her first career run, ended the game as Kentucky won the third set, 25-15.

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