SPEEDWAY, Ind. – The Bethel College Pilots women’s volleyball team could not overcome a Marian Knights squad that is receiving votes in the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics Top 25 Coaches’ Poll, dropping a three-set match to the Knights on Wednesday evening. The Pilots set season-lows in hitting percentage and kills, managing just 36 points in the tough road contest.

GAME VITALS

  • Score: Marian def. Bethel 3-0
  • Records: Bethel (7-14, 4-9) | Marian (21-4, 12-2 )
  • NAIA Top 25 Coaches’ Poll: Bethel – not rated | Marian – No. 33
  • Location: The Factory | Speedway, Ind.

STAT TRACKER

INSIDE THE BOXSCORE

  • The Pilots hit 0.031 in the match, their lowest hitting percentage since hitting -0.042 on September 20, 2017. Their 22 kills in the match is tied for their lowest of the season, also their lowest mark since September 20, 2017.
  • The Pilots have now lost 9 of their last 11 matches dating back to September 8.

NEXT TIME OUT

  • The Pilots travel to Columbia, Missouri to take part in the Hampton Inn Fall Classic hosted by Columbia College on Friday and Saturday. Two of the Pilots’ four opponents are ranked in the top 5 of the NAIA Top 25 Coaches’ Poll with Columbia (Mo.) at No. 3 and Missouri Baptist at No. 5.
FINAL 1 2 3 F
Bethel (7-14 (4-9)) 11 23 11 0
Marian (21-4 (12-2)) 25 25 25 3
Speedway, Ind.
BETHEL INDV. LEADERS MARIAN
#10 Madyson Beaver – 6 Kills 2 Players (#7,#10) – 10
3 Players – 2 Blocks #3 Sarah Clem – 3
2 Players (#8,#11) – 7 Digs #8 Megan Hawley – 18
3 Players – 1 Aces #16 Maddie Keerns – 4
BETHEL TEAM STATISTICS MARIAN
.031 Hitting %: .304
4.0 Blocks: 3.0
35 Digs: 48
3 Aces: 5