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MARION, Ind. – The Bethel University women’s volleyball team traveled to one of the hottest teams in the nation on Friday, taking on undefeated and 4th-ranked Indiana Wesleyan. Despite pulling close, the Pilots fell in three to the Crossroads League-leading Wildcats.

MATCH VITALS

  • Score: Indiana Wesleyan def. Bethel 25-16, 25-21, 25-17
  • Records: Bethel (7-14, 2-6) | Indiana Wesleyan (19-0, 8-0)
  • NAIA Top 25 Coaches’ Poll: Bethel – not rated | Indiana Wesleyan – No. 4
  • Location: Luckey Arena | Indiana Wesleyan University | Marion, Ind.

 

STAT TRACKER

 

INSIDE THE BOXSCORE

  • Abby Armold recorded her fourth match of the season with at least four block assists, helping with six rejections on the day. As a team, the Pilots notched their 11th match of the season with double-digit block assists.
  • The Pilots 6.1-percent attack was their eighth time this season falling below 10-percent hitting. The Pilots came into the day ranked 9th-of-10 in the Crossroads League in hitting percentage.

 

NEXT TIME OUT

  • The Pilots continue their road trip this weekend with a visit to Mount Vernon, Ohio to take on Mount Vernon Nazarene on Saturday at 2:00 pm.

 

THOUGHTS FROM COACH WEISS

  • “We did some great things in tonight’s match but struggled to pass well and keep ourselves in system. We are beginning to limit our errors and that will make a big difference as we head into the second round of conference.