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Bethel Volleyball Overpowers Spring Arbor in Five

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Bethel Volleyball Overpowers Spring Arbor in Five

 

MISHAWAKA – Bethel Volleyball outlasted Spring Arbor in five sets on Saturday afternoon to improve to 2-1 on the season. Five Pilots recorded at least 7 kills on the day, while the Pilots’ frontline, anchored by Isabelle North, recorded 8 solo blocks and 12 block assists.

 

MATCH VITALS

  • Score: Bethel def. Spring Arbor 23,25, 25-19, 19-25, 25-15, 15-10
  • Records: Bethel (2-1, 2-1) | Spring Arbor (1-1, 1-1)
  • NAIA Top 25 Coaches’ Poll:  Bethel – NR | Spring Arbor – NR
  • Location:Wiekamp Athletic Center | Bethel University | Mishawaka, Ind.

 

STAT TRACKER

  • Madyson Beaver: 15 kills, 16 assists, 10 digs
  • Maddy Payne (NorthWood HS): 14 kills, 44.4 hit percentage
  • Payton Hart: 10 kills, 13 digs
  • Isabelle North: 7 kills, 5 solo blocks, 5 block assists
  • Caroline Mullet (NorthWood HS): 28 assists, 8 digs

 

INSIDE THE BOXSCORE

  • The Pilots traded blows with the Cougars for the first three sets before taking control midway thru the fourth set, outscoring the visitors 30-16 over the final forty-six rallies spanning the fourth and fifth sets.
  • The Pilots’ 14.0 total blocks as a team is their most since October 11 of last season.
  • The Pilots’ 57 kills as a team is their most since September 28 of last season.
  • Madyson Beaver recorded her fifth career triple-double.

 

NEXT TIME OUT

  • The Pilots host Taylor in the Wiekamp Athletic Center on Wednesday at 7:00 pm.

 

THOUGHTS FROM COACH WEISS

  • “Glad we got the win this afternoon. Proud of our offense as we finished the match with a .474 hitting percentage in the fifth set. This was a whole team effort and I’m thankful for the depth of our team and the support and encouragement they give each other.”