HUNTSVILLE, Ala. — The Wiley College volleyball team went the distance in its final match of its four-match road trip and came out on top — for its second win of the season against Oakwood University (25-19, 18-25, 25-21, 18-25, 15-13) Saturday at Ashby Auditorium.
Shayla Arthur led the team with 15 kills. Johna Davis followed with 14. Kyra Woods and LeAndria Jackson recorded double-doubles. Woods put up 26 assists, 11 digs and three service aces, while Jackson added 22 assists and 14 digs. T’aja Hardy posted a career-high 22 digs and three service aces. Ashlee Traylor and Davis contributed a solo block and a block assist.
The Lady Wildcats (2-9, 2-3 GCAC) were outhit .122 to .105 but outscored Oakwood in kills 61-45. The teams were even in the serve, with Wiley College putting down nine aces and making six errors and the Ambassadors putting down eight aces with five errors. Wiley College topped Oakwood in digs 82-70 but was out-blocked 10-6.
Fisk 3, Wiley 0: The Lady Wildcats were outhit .202 to .117 and 37-27 in kills. Arthur and Davis led the Lady Wildcats with six kills. Woods provided 10 assists and Jackson nine. Cortez and Jackson put down aces. Cortez led the team with nine digs. Traylor, Rejinah Hickman, Hunt and Gray had block assists. Davis recorded a solo block.
Talladega 3, Wiley 0: Against Talladega, Wiley College was outhit .337 to -.026 and 42-17 in kills. It allowed double digit kills in all three sets and only benefited from 12 attack errors. The Lady Wildcats briefly led in the second set, taking advantage of three errors.
Zykeya Hunt led the Lady Wildcats with a career-high eight kills. Brayleigh Mitchell followed with four. Kyra Woods had eight assists and Nadia Cortez followed with six. T’aja Hardy and Cortez led the team with eight digs. Shyla Starks put down two aces. Hunt and Mitchell each got a block assist.
Clark Atlanta 3, Wiley 0: Wiley College was outhit .232 to .082 and 40-24 in kills. It allowed 12 aces but was aided by 14 errors by the Lady Panthers. The Lady Wildcats had six aces and only made four errors. Both teams had four blocks.
Kya Gray led the team with six kills. Shayla Arthur and Hunt followed with four. Cortez recorded her second career double-double with 12 digs and 10 assists. She also recorded a career-high four aces. Ashlee Traylor had a solo block and two block assists.
The Lady Wildcats will host Talladega College at 4 p.m. Friday and Dillard University at 1 p.m. Saturday.