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Bethel’s Volleyball Payne Leads Stout Defense over Spring Arbor

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Payne Leads Stout Defense over Spring Arbor

 

SPRING ARBOR, Mich. – Bethel Volleyball took the victory over Spring Arbor on Friday evening in four sets to improve to 13-3 on the season. Maddy Payne led a stout Pilot defense with 11 blocks, limiting the Cougar attack to .079 hitting percentage on the night.

 

MATCH VITALS

  • Score: Bethel def. Spring Arbor 25-18, 23-25, 25-20, 25-17
  • Records: Bethel (13-3, 13-3) | Spring Arbor (5-5, 5-5)
  • NAIA Top 25 Coaches’ Poll:  Bethel – NR | Spring Arbor – NR
  • Location:McDonald Athletic Center | Spring Arbor University | Spring Arbor, Mich.

 

STAT TRACKER

  • Maddy Payne: 2 kills, 11 blocks
  • Isabelle North: 7 kills, 3 blocks
  • Madyson Beaver: 6 kills, 18 assists, 14 digs
  • Payton Hart: 9 kills, 9 digs, 2 service aces
  • Jackie Fernandez: 22 digs, 1 service ace

 

INSIDE THE BOXSCORE

  • The Pilots won their Crossroads League-leading 13th match of the season.
  • The Pilots recorded double digit team blocks for the eleventh time this season. They came into the match ranked leading the NAIA in total blocks with 179.
  • Payne’s 11 blocks is tied for the third-most in single match program history.

 

NEXT TIME OUT

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

 

THOUGHTS FROM COACH WEISS

  • “Not the best performance on the road tonight, but we were able to win. Proud of the girls for pushing through.”