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Beach Volleyball Sweeps the Competition on Friday
Courtesy: ulmwarhawks.com
         
Release: April 21, 2017
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THE BASICS

Scores: ULM 5, UT Martin 0

             ULM 3, Houston Baptist 2

Teams: ULM (19-10)

             UT Martin (0-13)

             HBU (11-12)

Location: Conway, Ark.

CONWAY, Ark. - The ULM beach volleyball team swept the first day of competition in the Central Arkansas Tournament on Friday with a 5-0 win over UT Martin and a 3-2 win over Houston Baptist.

NOTABLES

-The Warhawks opened the weekend against UT Martin as the team took a 5-0 sweep. ULM finished each match in two sets with the exception of the four and five pairs, as the Warhawks won by forfeit.

-The final matchup of the day was against Houston Baptist for a 3-2 win to take the season series 2-1. Each set was won or lost in in two sets. The three wins came at the three, four and five positions.

FROM COACH HILTZ

About today: It was nice to win the season series against HBU. They beat us at our place and it left a bad taste in our mouths a few weeks ago so the win today had some added intensity to it.

Looking forward: Tomorrow we have UCA, who ended our home winning streak. Anytime a team comes in and beats you at your house you want to go beat them on their home courts. In this case, it was our first-ever loss on our home courts so we will be looking to avenge that loss on their Senior Day. We are playing really well right now and I'd love for our seniors to leave ULM with a win. A win they can hold onto forever.

UP NEXT

-The Warhawks close out the regular season with a final matchup against host Central Arkansas on Saturday.