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.

GAME VITALS

  • 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.

STAT TRACKER

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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FINAL 1 2 3 4 5 F
Huntington (Ind.) (5-10, 2-5) 25 24 21 25 15 3
Bethel (Ind.) (5-9, 3-4) 22 26 25 22 10 2
Mishawaka, In
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.)
0.133 Hitting %: 0.109
6.0 Blocks: 10.0
86 Digs: 89
7 Aces: 5