ULM had its best tournament performance of
the year in the Warhawks’ final home matchups of
ULM, which has not won more than half of its
matches in a tournament, finally pulled through
with a winning record.
The Warhawks brought their six-game slump to
an end in front of friendly faces in Monroe and
collected three wins in the four matches they
played last weekend.
The Warhawks’ first two exhibitions showed that
even though it was the first of April, they weren’t
The Warhawks swept the card last Friday with
a 5-0 clinic over Mary-Hardin Baylor. !e duo of
Audrey Brooks and Julia Blazek came through to
clinch the series for ULM with a 21-8, 21-7 win on
their court. Later that day, ULM pulled away to
best Central Arkansas in a game that had all but
one of the three courts go to three sets.
The sole sweep of the set came courtesy of ULM’s
Abbey Bufkin and Abigail Elder who took two 21-
11 set wins on their court.
In their third meeting of the year, the Warhawks
fell just short to New Orleans in their third 3-2
matchup and the second win by UNO.
UNO rebounded after ULM took the first two
courts of the morning and won three straight
courts to prevent the Warhawks from sweeping
their own tournament.
After the morning matchup, ULM bested Southeastern
Louisiana for the second time this season
to close out the ULM Beach Invitational on a high
note. ULM clinched its third win of the invitational
following a 4-1 win over SLU.
With the season coming to a close, the Warhawks
have two tournament dates left on the schedule.
This weekend they travel the Southern Miss Beach
Invitational hosted by Southern Mississippi. It is
the first of two tournaments hosted by Conference