Zias go five games to beat Permian Basin

CNJ staff

ODESSA, Texas — The third time proved to be the charm for the Eastern New Mexico University volleyball team.

Junior outside hitter Jessie Macknicki had 20 kills as the Zias beat Texas-Permian Basin 27-30, 30-28, 30-25, 26-30, 16-14. ENMU (5-12) had lost two previous five game matches with the Falcons (7-14), and had gone 0-5 in fifth games this season.

Junior outside hitter Jessie Macknicki recorded 20 kills for the Zias, while junior middle blocker Randi Egley added 11. Egley and freshman Caitlin Murphy each served four aces.

Amithy Henry posted 26 kills for Permian Basin.