RICHMOND, KY. -- The Golden Eagles jumped to an early 2-1 lead in the match, but the Colonels came back to win the match 3-2 Saturday on their home court. The Golden Eagles, (2-22, 0-12 OVC) outblocked the Colonels eighteen blocks to eight, and out swung Eastern Kentucky .148 to .129 but it wasn't enough for Tech.
Gray had a career high 10 block assists and a season high 11 blocks in a double-double performance. In addition to Gray's incredible blocking perfomance, she added 12 kills, leading the Golden Eagles. Two other Golden Eagles tallied double-digit kills. Madison Keyes went 10 for 28 with a .286 attack percentage and Elise Robertson had 10 terminations on 23 swings for a .217 attack percentage. Freshman Audrey Lewis and Cody Dodd contributed 9 and 7 kills respectively.
Comperry also added 21 assists with Ashleigh Hancock dishing out 23 assists.
Tech will return to Hooper-Eblen Center, for their final home appearance of the season, Homecoming weekend, Nov. 2-3. Friday night, the Golden Eagles will take on SIU Edwardsville at 7:00 p.m and then host Southeast Missouri Saturday at 5 p.m. Saturday, the Tech will honor its three seniors: Madi Comperry, Katrina Dvorken and Kelsey Gray as they will play their final game in the Hoop.