Women's Volleyball Battles Hard in Pair of Matches at Oberlin

Women's Volleyball Battles Hard in Pair of Matches at Oberlin

OBERLIN, Ohio – The Adrian College women's volleyball team dropped both matches it played at the Oberlin Quad on Saturday, Oct. 13. The Bulldogs fell to John Carroll and hosts Oberlin, both by a score of 3-1.

THE BASICS

Final Score of Match One: John Carroll 3, Adrian 1, (25-20, 12-25, 25-22, 25-21)

Final Score of Match Two: Oberlin 3, Adrian 1 (25-18, 25-22, 20-25, 25-19)

Location: Oberlin, Ohio (Philips Gymnasium)

Records: Adrian 9-12 (2-3 MIAA), John Carroll 13-10 (1-4 OAC), Oberlin 6-13 (0-5 NCAC)

HOW IT HAPPENED

The first match was a very close matchup, with three of the sets being decided by five points or less. John Carroll picked up the first set 25-20, but it was all Adrian in the second set, as the Bulldogs jumped out to a 10-4 lead and finished the set off with an eight-point run to win the set 25-12. The third and fourth sets were similar to the first in that they were much closer, with the Blue Streaks winning them both, with scores of 25-22 and 25-21, to take the match.

It was a similar story in the second match, with neither team taking full control of a set. Oberlin jumped out to a 2-0 lead after taking the first two sets, 25-18 and 25-22. The Bulldogs were able to take the third set 25-20 but the Yeowomen were able to close the match out in the fourth set, 25-19.

TOP DOGS

• Senior Olivia Welch led Adrian's attack with 18 kills in the two matches.

• Sophomore Liz Susitko paced the Bulldogs throughout the two matches, compiling 52 assists on the day.

• Junior Megan Prsa and Welch led the Black and Gold defensively, each finishing with 34 digs over the two matches.

UP NEXT

The Bulldogs return to MIAA action on Tuesday, Oct. 16 when they travel to No. 1 ranked Calvin for a 6:30 matchup.

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