MISHAWAKA, Ind. – The Bethel College Pilots women’s volleyball team finished off their sixth straight home match on Wednesday night but could not do so with a win, dropping the fourth and fifth sets to Huntington (Ind.) after securing a 2-1 set lead to fall in five sets in the Crossroads League match. Madyson Beaver led the Pilots with 13 kills.
- Score: Huntington def. Bethel 3-2
- Records: Bethel (5-9, 3-4) | Huntington (5-10, 2-5)
- NAIA Top 25 Coaches’ Poll: Bethel – not rated | Marian– not rated
- Location: Wiekamp Athletic Center | Bethel College | Mishawaka, Ind.
- Madyson Beaver: 13 kills, 3 blocks
- Kassandra Williams: 10 kills, .241 hit pct. 2 blocks
- Payton Anderson: 40 assists, 12 digs, 6 kills
- Malerie Mech: 11 kills
- Abby Armold: 5 blocks, 4 kills
INSIDE THE BOXSCORE
- After beginning Crossroads League play with 2 straight road wins, the Pilots have dropped 4 of their last five at home to fall to 3-4 in league play.
- Madyson Beaver recorded double-digit kills for the second straight match and the fourth time in her career.
- The Pilots held a 19-17 lead in the fourth set, but gave up four straight points and eventually the set to send it to a decisive fifth set.
NEXT TIME OUT
- The Pilots hit the road for three straight Crossroads League matches, beginning this Friday and Saturday when they go to Winona Lake to take on Grace at 7:00 pm and Fort Wayne to face No. 16 Saint Francis at 3:00 pm, respectively.
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|Huntington (Ind.) (5-10, 2-5)||25||24||21||25||15||3|
|Bethel (Ind.) (5-9, 3-4)||22||26||25||22||10||2|
|HUNTINGTON (IND.)||INDV. LEADERS||BETHEL (IND.)|
|#16 Paige Eakright – 17||Kills||#10 Madyson Beaver – 13|
|#7 Tailor Schultheis – 3||Blocks||#9 Abby Armold – 5|
|#12 Ariene Butler – 28||Digs||#11 Bridget Downs – 35|
|3 Players – 2||Aces||#6 Payton Hart – 2|
|HUNTINGTON (IND.)||TEAM STATISTICS||BETHEL (IND.)|