Women's Volleyball Downs Capital to Split Capital/Otterbein Classic

Women's Volleyball Downs Capital to Split Capital/Otterbein Classic

COLUMBUS, Ohio – The Adrian College women's volleyball team took down Capital on Saturday night (Sep.1) to earn a split in the Capital/Otterbein Classic.

THE BASICS

Final Score: Adrian 3, Capital 1 (25-18, 19-25, 25-20, 25-19)

Location: Columbus, Ohio (Capital Center Performance Arena)

Records: Adrian (1-1, 0-0 MIAA), Capital (0-3, 0-0 OAC)

HOW IT HAPPENED

Adrian fell behind midway through the first set, 12-7, but were able to battle back and took the set 25-18.

Capital took an early lead in the second set and never looked back, leading the whole time on the way to a 25-19 set win to draw the match even at one set.

The Bulldogs were in the driver's seat in set three, having a lead of 20-12 at one point. The Crusaders mounted a comeback but Adrian was able to hold them off to win the set 25-20.

Adrian took control again in the fourth set and were able to get a 25-19 win to put the game away.

TOP DOGS

• Senior Olivia Welch picked up 20 kills to lead the team for the second straight game, while also adding 14 digs.

• Sophomore Karlee Techentin led the team in digs with 21 on the night.

• Sophomore Liz Susitko continued to provide assists, leading the team with 30 helpers and adding nine kills.

THE OPPOSITION

• Olivia Hale led the Capital offense with 11 kills and had 12 sigs.

• Jenay Kocisis led the Crusaders with 23 assists and contributed four kills.

• Isabel Jimenez had 18 digs and 13 assists in a well-rounded game.

UP NEXT

The Bulldogs will travel to Hiram on Tuesday, Sep. 4 for a 6:30 p.m. matchup with the Terriers.

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