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Trailblazers drop volleyball match

CARTERVILLE, Ill. – The Vincennes University volleyball team snapped a five-match win streak and fell 25-14, 25-16 and 25-17 to John A. Logan on Tuesday.

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Sophomore Alison Smith (Oakland, Ill.) tallied seven kills and 12 digs. Sophomore Brantli Lannan (Linton, Ind.) added eight digs. Sophomore Ariana Gentzler (Paxton, Ill.) recorded four blocks. Freshman Breanna Metzger (Tennyson, Ind.) had three blocks.

VU Coach Gary Sien says. . .
“It was obviously not a good night for us as we had none of the good play we experienced during our winning streak.”

Next up

The Trailblazers play Lake Land on Friday at 7 p.m. EDT in Mattoon, Illinois. They compete in the Parkland College Tournament in Champaign, Illinois on Saturday against Lincoln Land at 2 p.m. and McHenry at 6 p.m.


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The NJCAA announced on March 16 the cancellation of all spring sport competition and all upcoming basketball championships, effective immediately, due to the evolving COVID-19 situation. Spring competition includes all practices, regular season, postseason, and national championship play.

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