HU spikers split pair on first day of Grand View tourney

The Huntington University volleyball team split a pair of matches on the first day of the Grand View University Tournament on Friday, Oct. 11, in Des Moines, IA.

The Foresters, 13-11, won a four-setter against William Penn, 22-25, 25-17, 27-25, 25-22, then were swept by Lewis-Clark State, 16-25, 13-25, 20-25.

Paige Eakright swung for 21 kills in the win over Penn. Brandy Michie added 16 kills and Lindsay Ingenito added eight kills.

Jennings Tacosik made the offense run with 46 assists, and the junior also served up six of her team’s season-high 14 aces.

Eakright had eight kills against L-C State and Tacosik had 19 assists and five more aces.

Ariene Butler led in digs with seven.