The Golden Eagles Defeat Arkansas Tech in 5 games
Siloam Springs, Ark. (September 29, 2004) - JBU advances to 21-3 after defeating Arkansas Tech University in five games (29-31, 24-30, 33-31, 30-25, 15-7). Although the Golden Eagles began the match slowly, they gained confidence and aggressiveness as the match progressed. Arkansas Tech has a very strong team and Coach Robyn Gordon considered Tuesday night’s victory to be very important. “I was impressed with how well the girls adjusted their game to overcome the strengths of Arkansas Tech. The past few weeks have been very difficult mentally and physically; however, the girls have proven that they are up to the challenge.” Team leaders for the Golden Eagles included Senior Meghann Wharton with 18 kills and 8 blocks, Sophomore Tatiane Silva with 17 kills and 2 aces, Sophomore Juliana Todescan with 48 assists and 3 aces, and Junior Christine Wells with 41 digs.