Little Rock drops Arkansas Classic finale

August 31, 2019


FAYETTEVILLE –Carol Barbosa and Amna Osmankovic each posted seven kills, Barbosa was named to the All-Tournament Team and a match featuring 11 ties and five lead changes didn’t fall Little Rock’s way in the Arkansas Classic finale against Northwestern State, 3-0.

Set scores were 25-20, 25-17 and 25-17.

Northwestern State 3, Little Rock 0 | 25-20, 25-17, 25-17 | Box Score | PDF 

Behind the Box Score

  • The first set featured 10 ties and four lead changes. Little Rock had two aces in the set to NSU’s none.
  • Nathalia Vigineski served up an ace to start the second set. It was the second ace of the match for her and the second of her collegiate career.
    • Five different Trojans served up an ace over the weekend.
  • Carol Barbosa and Amna Osmankovic each posted three kills in the second set.
  • Anna Hurlburt was strong at the net in the third set with two block assists. That came in the middle of a 4-0 run that pulled the Trojans within one point.
  • Northwestern State was led by Hannah Brister (16 kills) and Reagan Lee (.636 pct.)

Leaders by the Numbers


  • Carol Barbosa was named to the Arkansas Classic All-Tournament Team after recording 20 kills, 11 digs and five blocks over the weekend’s action.
  • Nathalia Vigineski recorded her first two career service aces in the match.
  • Amna Osmankovic’s seven kills and two service aces marked weekend highs for the true freshman.
  • Anna Hurlburt recorded two block assists in the match, both of which came in the third set.
  • Little Rock still leads the all-time series over Northwestern State, 5-1.

Up Next
Little Rock travels to Tulsa, Oklahoma, next weekend to compete against Air Force, Illinois State and host Oral Roberts in the ORU Classic.