Emory, Va. -- University of Lynchburg's volleyball team split a pair of Old Dominion Athletic Conference matches Sunday, as the Hornets topped the fellow stinging insect Wasps of Emory & Henry, 3-2, but fell to the Hornets of Shenandoah, 3-1, in E&H's King Center.
Lynchburg (14-8, 5-5 ODAC) started the day on a high note, taking the first set against SU before dropping the next three to fall, 22-25, 25-23, 25-19, 25-19. The Hornets then battled host E&H to a 25-23, 25-22, 14-25, 21-25, 15-7 result that fell in Lynchburg's favor.
Shenandoah (8-16, 3-7) got 11 kills and 11 digs from Kate Poppo in the opening match.
Makayla Payne led Emory & Henry (7-14, 4-6 ODAC) with 14 kills and seven blocks.
Lynchburg will return to home court in Turner Gymnasium Wednesday, Oct. 23 with a 7 p.m. match against ODAC rival Virginia Wesleyan. The Hornets will hold their Dig Pink match that evening.