TYLER (September 8, 2012) -- The University of Mary Hardin-Baylor volleyball team posted two more victories to close out the U.T.-Tyler Tournament Saturday in Tyler. The Cru opened with a three-set win over Texas College before knocking off Millsaps College in three sets. UMHB improves to 7-1 on the season with the two wins.
The Cru beat Texas College 25-8, 25-10, 25-16 to open the day. Tina Miller led the way with 12 kills, Lauren Powell added nine kills and Morgan Baker had five kills without an attack error. Cheyenne Dowdey led the UMHB defense with nine block assists and Kendra Feldmann posted 11 digs. Shelby Prather recorded 25 assists for the Cru.
UMHB then rolled to a 25-19, 25-10, 25-20 victory over Millsaps. Baker had a double-double with 14 kills and 19 digs while Miller added 12 kills. Elise Butler had a team-high 24 digs and Prather recorded 37 assists in the win.
UMHB will now return home to open American Southwest Conference East Division play with a pair of matches next week. The Cru will open with a 7:00 PM match against LeTourneau University next Tuesday before closing out the week by hosting defending ASC East Division champion U.T.-Dallas for a 2:00 PM match next Saturday at the Mayborn Campus Center.