Mishawaka, Ind. – The Bethel women’s volleyball team celebrated Senior Night on Wednesday with a sweep of Huntington to finish tied for sixth in the league, but due to tie-breakers with the Foresters, will be the 7-seed in the Crossroads League Tournament Quarterfinals on Saturday.
- Score: Bethel def. Huntington 3-0: 25-19, 26-24, 25-22
- Records: Bethel (14-20, 7-11) | Huntington (13-20, 7-11)
- NAIA Top 25 Coaches’ Poll: Bethel – not rated | Huntington – not rated
- Location: Goodman Gymnasium | Bethel College | Mishawaka, Ind.
- Haley Brown: 9 kills, 3 block assists
- Kassandra Williams: 11 kills, .455 hitting pct., 3 block assists
- Payton Anderson: 32 assists, 12 digs, 6 kills, .500 hitting pct.
- Payton Hart: 18 digs
- The Lady Pilots out hit the Foresters 17.3% to 6.1% and outkilled the Foresters 40-28.
- The Foresters committed 20 errors to the Lady Pilots’ 18.
- Forester Head Coach Kyle Shondell was given a caution in the first set after protesting a call with the Pilots leading 18-12.
- The Foresters and the Lady Pilots finished the season tied for sixth in the league standings. The Foresters allowed 44 to the Pilots on Sep. 20, while the Pilots allowed 65 on Wednesday, giving the Foresters the tie-break and dropping the Pilots to the 7-seed in the Crossroads League Tournament.
- The Lady Pilots finish the season with an 8-4 record at home this season.
NEXT TIME OUT
- The Pilots will travel to 2-seed Indiana Wesleyan for the Crossroads League Tournament Quarterfinals on Saturday, November 4.
The Pilots compete in 18 intercollegiate sports for men and women. The Bethel College Athletic Department earned the NAIA Champion of Character Five-Star Gold Institution and produced 17 NAIA Scholar-Teams last season. While accumulating 3 NAIA National Championships and 32 NCCAA National Championships by 10 different athletic teams, Bethel has also produced 143 NAIA All-American honors and 309 NAIA Scholar-Athlete honors over the past decade.
Bethel College is an accredited Christian college offering associate’s, bachelor’s, and master’s degrees in more than 70 areas of study.
|Huntington (13-20, 7-11)||19||24||22||0|
|Bethel (14-20, 7-11)||25||26||25||3|
|#5 Danielle Gurwell – 8||Kills||#14 Kassandra Williams – 11|
|#20 Logan Cresse – 4||Blocks||#9 Abby Armold – 5|
|#12 Ariene Butler – 15||Digs||#6 Payton Hart – 18|
|#3 Emily Hubby – 2||Aces||#13 Makennize Williams – 2|