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Pilots Come Out Even on Day Two of Classic

 

COLUMBIA, Mo. – The Bethel College Pilots women’s volleyball team finished day two of the Hampton Inn Fall Classic hosted by Columbia (Mo.) on Saturday afternoon and split a pair of matches, giving a scare to No. 5 Missouri Baptist but falling in three sets, before sweeping John Brown (Ark.) in three sets to end the day.

 

GAME VITALS

  • Match 1 Score: Missouri Baptist def. Bethel 3-0
  • Match 2 Score: Bethel def. John Brown 3-0
  • Records: Bethel (9-16) | Missouri Baptist (25-2) | John Brown (11-11)
  • NAIA Top 25 Coaches’ Poll:Bethel – not rated | Missouri Baptist – No. 5 | John Brown– not rated
  • Location: Southwell Complex | Columbia College | Columbia, Mo.

 

MATCH 1 STAT TRACKER

  • Madison Rosenberger: 11 kills, .300 hit pct.
  • Madyson Beaver: 9 kills, .238 hit pct.
  • Kassandra Williams: 7 kills, .500 hit pct.
  • Payton Anderson: 31 assists

 

MATCH 2 STAT TRACKER

  • Madison Rosenberger: 11 kills, .280 hit pct.
  • Madyson Beaver: 11 kills, .300 hit pct.
  • Payton Anderson: 31 assists
  • Kathryn Novy: 7 kills, .200 hit pct.

 

INSIDE THE BOXSCORE

  • The freshmen hitting duo of Madison Rosenberger and Madyson Beaver combined for 42 kills in the two matches combined; Rosenberger notched double-digit kills for the third time in her career while Beaver recorded her seventh 10-plus kill effort.
  • Madison Rosenberger and Madyson Beaver were both named to the All-Tournament Team for their efforts.
  • Payton Anderson has recorded 31 assists in three straight matches and has reached at least 30 in 14 matches this season.

 

QUOTES FROM COACH WEISS

  • “We played hard against Missouri Baptist but were not in systems enough and had trouble executing.”
  • “We did a great job staying in system and defending our court [against John Brown]. We made smart shots and controlled the match well.”

 

NEXT TIME OUT

  • The Pilots return to Crossroads League play on Wednesday, October 17 when they welcome Spring Arbor (Mich.) to the Wiekamp Athletic Center at 7:00 pm.