Corneisja Harrison is carrying the offensive load for Dillard this season.
Corneisja Harrison is carrying the offensive load for Dillard this season.
Volleyball - Fri, Oct. 7, 2016
Southern University at New Orleans
Dillard University251725253
Southern-New Orleans (La.162514221
Dillard UniversityIndv. LeadersSouthern-New Orleans (La.
#9 Corneisja Harrison - 20Kills #8 Johnesha Vinnett - 9
#13 Tristan Cojoe - 4Blocks #4 Sonia Babovic - 3
#6 Demetria Horton - 19Digs 2 Players (#4,#5) - 16
2 Players (#5,#7) - 2Aces #13 Domonique Pregross - 2
Dillard UniversityTeam StatisticsSouthern-New Orleans (La.
0.046Hitting %: 0.007
14.0Blocks: 6.0
77Digs: 66
6Aces: 4

(New Orleans) The Lady Bleu Devils did something they haven't done since 2011; defeat Southern University at New Orleans in a volleyball game. In four sets, (25-16, 17-25, 25-14, 25-22) Dillard imposed their will on the Lady Knights at the Castle.

Freshman Corneisja Harrison (FR/Cypress, Texas) led all players with a game-high 20 kills and also picked up 11 digs in the victory for Dillard, (8-13, 4-2 GCAC) who jumped to second place with the win. As for the reigning GCAC Setter of the Week, Ma-Kayla Johnson (FR/San Antonio, Texas), she had another outstanding game with a game-high 32 assists and also produced 11 digs in the win. Senior Demetria Horton (SR/Dallas, Texas) finished with a game-high 19 digs for Dillard.

Both SUNO and Dillard had 35 team kills each, but SUNO canceled almost all their kills wih 34 hitting errors versus 29 for Dillard. SUNO also produced 13 service errors to just two for the Lady Bleu Devils.

Johnesha Vinnett led SUNO with a team-high nine kills.

On Saturday, October 8, the Lady Bleu Devils travel to Mississippi to face Tougaloo College in GCAC action. First serve is set for 1:00 p.m.

Record: 9-8 Home: 3-2 Away: 2-2 Neutral: 4-4 GCAC: 1-1