The Bearkat Volleyball team rolled over the Texas A&M Corpus Christi Islanders Saturday, earning a dominating road win. In their three set win (25-14 26-24 25-11), Sam Houston (6-9) outscored the Islanders 76-49.
While Sam Houston was able to cruise through the first and third game, they had to come back from a 16-8 deficit in the second game to earn the sweep.
In the second game, the Bearkats scored 18 of the final 26 points squeak out a close win. Both senior Kendall Cleveland and sophomore Deveney Wells-Gibson led the team in scoring with 11 kills each. Tayler Gray led the team in assists with 24 while also getting 14 digs.
The victory gives the Bearkats a 2-2 record in the Southland Conference and a 6-9 record overall. Texas A&M Corpus Christi is now 9-6 (2-2 in conference).
The team is going to make a run through Louisiana facing Southeastern Louisiana on Thursday and Nicholls State on Saturday. They will be home next week to take on Stephen F. Austin and Northwestern State at Johnson Coliseum.