SPRING ARBOR, Mich. – No. 25 Bethel Volleyball defeated Spring Arbor on Friday evening in four sets on the road in Crossroads League play. The Pilots staved off a determined Cougar team to record their 12th straight win. Isabelle North led the Pilots with 22 kills and a .679 hitting percentage.
Match 1 Score: Bethel def. Spring Arbor 3-1 (27-25, 16-25, 25-19, 25-17)
Records: Bethel (14-1, 3-0) | Spring Arbor (7-8, 0-3)
NAIA Top 25 Coaches’ Poll: Bethel – No. 25 | Spring Arbor – NR
Location: McDonald Athletic Center | Spring Arbor University | Spring Arbor, Mich.
Isabelle North: 22 kills, .679 hit pct., 5 blocks
Maddy Payne: 12 kills, 2 blocks, 3 aces
Madyson Beaver: 11 kills, 24 assists, 2 aces
Jackeline Fernandez: 14 digs, 6 assists
INSIDE THE BOXSCORE
The Pilots have won 12 straight matches, losing just five sets in those 12 matches.
Isabelle North recorded at least 20 kills for the second time this season.
The Pilots battled back from a 16-point second set—tied for their fewest points in a set this season—to take the final two sets.
NEXT TIME OUT
The Pilots host Taylor in a matchup of two of top teams in the Crossroads League at the Wiekamp Athletic Center on Saturday at 3:00 pm. Alumni Day festivities will follow the match, as all Bethel Volleyball Alumni and their families will receive free admission to the match.