KANSAS CITY, MISSOURI – The Warrior Volleyball Team managed to win Saturday’s matchup against Ozark Christian College. Both teams served inconsistently with too many unforced errors. Calvary was able to separate themselves because of a stronger front-line performance. Their hitters, led by Leah Grady, Elle Davis, and Haley Arneson outplayed the Ozark front line. Ozark had a lot of unforced errors from their hitters which let Calvary take advantage and go on to win the match. Haley Arneson had a terrific all-around match with ten digs, three ace serves and a strong serve that won twenty points on the day for CU. The teams started out each taking a set. As they entered set three, Calvary took over and wasn’t going to lose again. The Warriors won in four sets 3-1.
INSIDE THE LINES
- Elle Davis and Haley Arneson both had six kills.
- Leah Grady led the offense with a total of 16 kills.
- Haley Arneson was a strong defense with 21 total serves and three aces.
- Basia Nesbett-Tucker led the setting effort with 28 assists for the entire match.
- Elle Davis led the team in blocking with three big blocks.
The Warriors will stay home when they go up against Cottey College at 6:00 p.m. September 7.
KANSAS CITY, MO – The Warrior Soccer Team had a historic day Saturday. It was the team’s first win with Jayke Maples as the head coach. Calvary ended the day with an outstanding 4-1 victory against Barclay College. During the first half of the game, the Warriors were absolutely on top of things. Cobi Keel connected to score the first goal with a beautiful volley and was assisted by Ethan Zeeryp. Jeovany Castillo managed a breakaway and found the net for the second goal with an assist from Keel. Next up, Clay Williams scored his first goal of the season with an assist from Castillo. The final goal was scored by Noah Mccubbin and assisted by Bayron Mendez. “The team had incredible organization and defense which made any through play extremely difficult”, said Head Coach Jayke Maples. “Cooperation is king and the boys did a fantastic job on offense. Warriors are tough and we certainly acted tough! The boys played great! They still have some chemistry, and timing to work on together and I think that if we can see that kind of chemistry develop, you will see a similar scoreline for many games to come!” The next game for the Calvary Warriors will be on Saturday, September 11 against Emmaus Bible College in Ankeny, Iowa.