Salisbury, NC - The Lady Wildcats (2-2) (15th in the USCAA Coaches Poll) traveled to Salisbury, NC this evening to play in the Livingstone College Tournament this weekend. JWU's first game would be against the Dragons of Virginia University of Lynchburg. JWU took match one of the tournament 3 games to 0.
JWU took an early 6-0 lead over the Dragons in game one. VUL began to close on JWU, but was unable to surpass the Lady Wildcats. Good serving from Tia Luneke allowed JWU to score the last 11 points to take game one, 25-12.
Entering game two, the Dragons lead by 4 points. The Lady Wildcats quickly went on a 7-1 run to take the lead. Never looking back, JWU took game two 25-19.
VUL took an early 3 point lead in game three, but was unable to maintain it. JWU continued their strong all-around play to go on a 10-1 run to put them up 11-5. The Lady Wildcats stretched the lead to 10 points by continuing strong play and taking game three 25-11.
The Lady Wildcats will play the Tigers of Edward Waters College tomorrow, September 8th at 2pm.