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Lady Lions Continue Conference Homestand Against Lady Jets

The UAFS volleyball team will continue its homestand at noon on Saturday when it hosts the Newman University Lady Jets in Heartland Conference play at the Stubblefield Center.

UAFS (3-2, 1-0), which was the preseason favorite to win the conference title, opened league play on Thursday night with a sweep of Oklahoma Panhandle State University at the Stubblefield Center.

It will be the eight meeting between UAFS and Newman in the all-time series. UAFS leads the series 6-1 and has won the previous four meetings.

Newman University (2-3, 0-1), which is under the direction of first-year head coach Natalie Rawson, opened conference play on Thursday night with a three-set loss at Dallas Baptist.

It was the second consecutive loss for the Lady Jets, whose wins were against South Dakota School of Mines (3-2) and William Jewel (3-0) and losses were against Chadron State (3-2), Black Hills State (3-2) and Dallas Baptist.

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