Jags Rally Past Lander

Jags Rally Past Lander

AUGUSTA, Ga. -- Augusta State kicked off its Peach Belt Conference schedule on the right foot with 3-2 victory over Lander Tuesday night at Christenberry Fieldhouse.

With the win, the Jaguars improved to 4-6 overall and 1-0 in the PBC. Lander fell to 6-4 and 0-1, respectively.

In a seesaw affair, ASU held a commanding lead in attack percentage (.213 to .122) which proved to be the only major statistical difference between the two squads.

The Jags started slow, landing only nine of 35 attacks in the first set, but stepped up the pace as Lander's offense faded in the final two sets. Overall, the Jags blasted 62 kills compared to 43 for the Bearcats.

Freshman Alex Rohlfing once again paced ASU, leading the team with 18 kills and 16 digs; Senior Jessica Hanson tallied 10 kills and a .346 attack percentage and junior Mandy Irizarry carded 13 kills and a .250 hitting percentage).

Defensively, freshman Chelsea Foster booked a team-best 18 digs, while four other Jags contributed double-digit digs. Junior setter Krystin Wahlig accounted for 46 assists to go with her 14 digs.

The Bearcats were led by Mallory Wasik with 12 kills and a .270 attack percentage, and Madison Kubal on the back line with 28 digs.

ASU returns to action Friday, Sept. 16 on the road at West Georgia at 7:00 p.m.

Augusta State def. Lander, 3-2 (18-25, 25-16, 20-25, 25-17, 15-9)

Darling To Join Jaguars
April 26, 2012 Darling To Join Jaguars
Barnette Signs With ASU
April 25, 2012 Barnette Signs With ASU
ASU Wins Sportsmanship Award
December 8, 2011 ASU Wins Sportsmanship Award
No. 19 Armstrong Ousts Jaguars
November 12, 2011 No. 19 Armstrong Ousts Jaguars
ASU Falls On The Road
November 5, 2011 ASU Falls On The Road
ASU Edged In PBC Thriller
November 4, 2011 ASU Edged In PBC Thriller
ASU vs. Newberry Canceled
November 1, 2011 ASU vs. Newberry Canceled
ASU Downed by Armstrong
October 29, 2011 ASU Downed by Armstrong
ASU Blanked On The Road
October 28, 2011 ASU Blanked On The Road
Jaguars Rally Past USC Aiken
October 25, 2011 Jaguars Rally Past USC Aiken
ASU Drops Pair On The Road
October 21, 2011 ASU Drops Pair On The Road
Jaguars Blank Falcons
October 17, 2011 Jaguars Blank Falcons
ASU Nabs Conference Win
October 8, 2011 ASU Nabs Conference Win
ASU Cruises Past Bentley
October 7, 2011 ASU Cruises Past Bentley
Braves Best ASU, 3-1
October 5, 2011 Braves Best ASU, 3-1
Jaguars Sweep USC Aiken, 3-0
September 30, 2011 Jaguars Sweep USC Aiken, 3-0
Jaguars Blank Anderson, 3-0
September 27, 2011 Jaguars Blank Anderson, 3-0
No. 19 Pirates Blank ASU, 3-0
September 24, 2011 No. 19 Pirates Blank ASU, 3-0
Saints Bounce ASU
September 23, 2011 Saints Bounce ASU
Jags Top Limestone, 3-1
September 20, 2011 Jags Top Limestone, 3-1
Rohlfing Honored By PBC
September 19, 2011 Rohlfing Honored By PBC
Jags Blanked On The Road
September 17, 2011 Jags Blanked On The Road
ASU Battles Back For Road Win
September 16, 2011 ASU Battles Back For Road Win
Jags Rally Past Lander
September 13, 2011 Jags Rally Past Lander
Jags Drop Pair of Contests
September 10, 2011 Jags Drop Pair of Contests
Jags Earn Split In USCA Invite
September 9, 2011 Jags Earn Split In USCA Invite
Erskine Tops ASU, 3-0
September 7, 2011 Erskine Tops ASU, 3-0
ASU Splits On Day Two
September 3, 2011 ASU Splits On Day Two
Jags Earn Opening Day Split
September 2, 2011 Jags Earn Opening Day Split