Volleyball Picks Up Road Win at Olivet - Prepares for Midwest Invitational
Wednesday, October 10, 2012
OLIVET – The second-ranked Calvin women’s volleyball team ran its record to 18-1 overall and to 11-0 in the MIAA with a 25-9, 25-18, 25-18 victory at Olivet Wednesday night at the Cutler Events Center.
The Knights hit .293 as a team and had 12 different players contribute at least one kill. Senior Lizzie Kamp led the Calvin offensive attack with eight kills to go with four block assists while junior setter Megan Rietema had six kills, 25 assists and three block assists. Senior Kelly Gordon tallied 10 digs while sophomore Emily Crowe had five block assists. Senior Julia Hilbrands also had four block assists.
As a team, Calvin finished with 10 total blocks. Calvin is currently ranked fifth in the most recent NCAA III statistics in blocks-per-set (2.51) as a team.
Calvin will now prepare for the Midwest Invitational this Friday and Saturday at Hope College. Calvin will face Wisconsin-Lutheran on Friday at 5 p.m. at DeVos Fieldhouse and will then meet ninth-ranked Elmhurst at 7 p.m. On Saturday, Calvin will open with a 10 a.m. match against Dominican at 10 a.m. and will then face 17th-ranked Wisconsin-Whitewater at noon.