Womens Volleyball

Biola 3, Menlo 0

Date of competition: Saturday, September 19, 2015

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The Menlo College women's volleyball team (0-13, 0-4) concluded its second full week of conference play with a tough challenge against the top ranked team in the NAIA in unbeaten Biola (12-0, 4-0) on Saturday afternoon.

Menlo battled hard all day long and even came within four points of pulling out a win in set two, but ultimately fell, 25-16, 25-21, 25-16, to the Eagles. Biola was led by a tremendous attacking effort from Joclyn Kirton who was 18-for-25 and hit .680.

Biola jumped out to a 10-4 advantage thanks to an early 4-0 run and never looked back, eventually taking the first game by a final of 25-16. Despite the lopsided final score, game one was the most efficient offensive effort of the day for the Oaks as they hit .120 as a team. Maggie McDonald, Maddie Clegg and Jamie Nurenberg each had two kills in that stanza.

The Oaks came out of the break swinging and made the second game the most entertaining of the match. A Biola service error got things started then Maddie Clegg notched an ace and the Oaks got one more point off an Eagle attacking error to make it 3-0 early. Biola came rallying back to take an 8-5 advantage before the Oaks mounted their second of three 3-0 runs in the match to tie it back up at 8-8 on and Eagle attacking error. The Eagles slammed the door on the Oaks’ chances when they went on a 5-3 run down the stretch including a 3-0 run to seal the deal and make it 2-0.

Biola jumped out to an early 8-3 lead in the third set and despite their best efforts, the Oaks were never able to overcome the deficit, falling 25-16. Biola finished the match hitting .278 while the Oaks finished at .077. Maggie McDonald and Kenzie Carpenter each had five kills to pace the attack followed by Kori Paradis, Maddie Clegg and Jamie Nurenberg who each had three. Kaya Johnson and Paradis split the setting duties, notching eight and seven assists respectively. The Menlo Block held strong defensively with Bailey Gamez earning her first solo block of the year. In total, Menlo had six blocks to four for the Eagles.

posted by Rick on Sep 19, 2015 at 5:18 pm

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