Ending the season on a winning note

Natchitoches, LA — Jamie Kaleh totaled 14 kills, and Carli Kolbe and Anna Ferguson each added 11 as Sam Houston State completed the regular season with a three-set victory over Northwestern State Saturday afternoon.

The Bearkats took only an hour and 18 minutes to dispatch the Demons 25-19, 25-17, and 25-20 as Sam Houston wrapped up the number two seed at next weekend’s Southland Conference post-season tournament in San Antonio.

Complete pairings for the tournament will be announced on Sunday.

The victory gives Sam Houston a 20-13 overall season record and a 12-4 Southland Conference mark. The Bearkats quenched a three-match losing streak with the win.

The Bearkats totaled 48 kills in 93 attempts with Becky Swann and Katie Phillips also adding three kills. Michelle Miller totaled 34 assists and Kaylee Hawkins had 13 digs for Sam Houston.

Yelena Enwere led Northwestern State with 11 kills. The Demons ended the year 3-21 and were 2-14 in Southland Conference action.

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