Eight is Great: Golden Suns Extend Winning Streak

Arkansas Tech University swept Southern Arkansas University 25-20, 25-14, 25-12 in Great American Conference volleyball at Tucker Coliseum in Russellville on Tuesday night.

It was the eighth consecutive win for the Golden Suns (9-5 overall, 2-0 GAC), who made their 2019 home debut after 13 matches away from home to begin the season.

Mackenzie Eford recorded 11 kills and Brianna Merkel notched 29 assists to lead Arkansas Tech to victory. The Golden Suns finished with a team hitting percentage of .330 (39 kills, 10 attack errors, 88 total attempts).

Arkansas Tech will visit Henderson State University for a 6:30 p.m. GAC match at the Duke Wells Center in Arkadelphia on Thursday, Sept. 26.