Bulldogs Improve to 2-0 in New Orleans

Bulldogs Improve to 2-0 in New Orleans

Aug. 30, 2003

Box Score

Butler seems to be enjoying their stay in "The Big Easy," posting their second victory in less than 24 hours. The Bulldogs downed Southeastern Louisiana 3-0 Saturday morning. The 30-12, 30-26, 30-28 decision leaves the team on the verge of capturing the New Orleans/Wyndham-Metairie Invitational.

Kali Carter led the Bulldogs with 18 kills and 14 digs. Amanda Matthews joined Carter in recording double-doubles for the second consecutive match by posting 49 assists and ten digs. Butler had a .349 (55-11-126) team attack percentage, compared to only .130 for SELU. Carter's play accounted for 20.5 points, while Krystal Hendrix added 12.5 points and a .500 (11-1-20) hitting percentage. Candice Washington and Megan Knightly each posted 11 points.

SELU had no players in double figure kills and fall to 1-1 in the tournament. The Lady Lions play Samford later today. Butler downed the Bulldogs 3-2 Friday night.

Butler will play host New Orleans at 7 p.m. tonight. Through two matches of the four-team, round robin tournament, the Bulldogs are the lone team without a loss.