Sand volleyball takes week-long sweep

Dakota Ratley

The Warhawks grabbed a series of wins last week.

The action began on Wednesday when the Warhawks defeated the University of New Orleans on Senior Day in Monroe.

ULM shut out the Privateers. Every pair defeated its opponent to take the win 5-0.

The dominating performance gave ULM momentum heading into the Battle on the Bayou at LSU.

The Warhawks first game was a matchup with No. 19 Tulane. ULM defeated the Green Wave for the second time this year.

The match was tied 2-2 when the pairing of Katie Lindstrom and Hope Pawlik defeated the Tulane team of Hannah Holmer and Grace Weaver 15-13 to give the Warhawks the win.

The next game was another match with UNO. ULM once again shutout the Privateers, not allowing UNO to get a single point.

ULM then got another victory over a ranked opponent in its next match.The Warhawks were able to avenge an early season loss against No. 17 South Carolina.

The Warhawks dominated, taking a 3-1 victory over the Gamecocks.

ULM played LSU and Spring Hill Sunday. The Tigers beat ULM  3-2 in the first meeting between the schools this year. The Warhawks defeated Spring Hill during both previous meetings this year.

The Warhawks are now 14-5 with four victories over nationally ranked opponents this year.