UPLAND, Ind. – The Bethel University women’s volleyball team faced their first road trip in Crossroads League play on Wednesday evening, but lost in four sets to host Taylor. The Pilots fall to 0-2 in Crossroads League action and 5-10 overall.
- Score: Taylor def. Bethel 3-1
- Records: Bethel (5-10, 0-2) | Taylor (11-7, 2-0)
- NAIA Top 25 Coaches’ Poll: Bethel – not rated | Taylor – not rated
- Location: Odle Arena | Taylor University | Upland, Ind.
- Payton Hart – 8 kills, 12 digs, 3 service aces
- Madyson Beaver – 7 kills, 22 assists, 4 service aces
- Calsey Gruzdov – 7 kills, .192 hit percentage
- Abby Armold – 5 kills, 3 block assists
INSIDE THE BOXSCORE
- Payton Hart has reached double-digit kills in 11 matches this season. She came into the day ranked No. 16 in the NAIA in total kills.
- Bridget Downs has tallied double-digit digs in all but one match this season. She came into the day ranked No. 15 in the NAIA in total digs.
- Madyson Beaver recorded her fourth match with at least four service aces this season. She came into the day ranked No. 20 in the NAIA in service aces. As a team, the Pilots rank No. 18 in the NAIA in total service aces.
NEXT TIME OUT
- The Pilots travel to Winona Lake to take on Grace College in Crossroads League play on Friday, September 13 at 7:00 pm.
THOUGHTS FROM COACH WEISS
- “Taylor played a great match tonight and we had trouble stopping their powerful offense.”