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Bethel Volleyball sweeps Grace 3-0, Improve to 12-3

by | Oct 29, 2020 | Featured, Volleyball | 0 comments

MISHAWAKA – Bethel Volleyball earned their 12th win of the season on Wednesday night in the Wiekamp Athletic Center, sweeping Grace in the match and the season series with a 25-17, 25-19, 25-17 win over the rival Lancers. Maddy Payne led the Pilots with 8 kills and 6 blocks in the match.

MATCH VITALS

  • Score: Bethel def. Grace 25-17, 25-19, 25-17
  • Records: Bethel (12-3, 12-3) | Grace (8-5, 7-5)
  • NAIA Top 25 Coaches’ Poll:  Bethel – NR | Grace – NR
  • Location: Wiekamp Athletic Center | Bethel University | Mishawaka, Ind.

STAT TRACKER

INSIDE THE BOXSCORE

  • The Pilots won their Crossroads League-leading 12th match of the season.
  • The Pilots recorded double digit team blocks for the tenth time this season. They came into the match ranked second in the NAIA in total blocks with 167.
  • Isabelle North recorded a career-high .700 hitting percentage. It is her third match with a hitting percentage above .600 with at least 10 attempts.
  • It only took the Pilots 15 matches to reach 12 wins this season. In 2019, the Pilots reached their 12th win in their 32nd match of the season.

NEXT TIME OUT

  • The Pilots will host Mount Vernon Nazarene on Saturday at 2:00 pm.

THOUGHTS FROM COACH WEISS

  • “Great win tonight. Our blockers did a great job shutting down hitters and our defense protected our court. We played unified and strong and we had fun!”