PETERSBURG, VA (October 16, 2021) – The Claflin University Lady Panthers (9-6, 6-2 CIAA) put on their best performance of the season when the team took a dominating three-set win over the Lincoln (Pa.) Lady Lions (1-13, 1-7 CIAA), Saturday morning. It took the Lady Panthers just 47 minutes to claim the win, 25-9, 25-1, and 25-8.
While the Lady Panthers’ offense was impressive in the win, it was the team’s defensive performance that really took the spotlight. As a team, the Lady Panthers totaled 28 kills with just seven errors and 16 service aces in the match. The defensive effort was even better with the Lady Panthers holding the Lady Lions to just eight kills. The Lady Panthers totaled 37 digs with eight total blocks (two solo).
With the win, the Lady Panthers improve to 9-6 overall and 6-2 in Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA) play. The team would later return to action in the afternoon to take on the Elizabeth City State Lady Vikings in a 5:30 p.m. match.