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Volleyball Places Second at Ohio Northern Invitational - Upsets Eighth-Ranked Southwestern

Saturday, September 05, 2009

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ADA, OH—Calvin finished second at the two-day Ohio Northern Invitational, posting a 3-1 tournament record. After splitting a pair of matches on Friday, Calvin rebounded to upset eighth-ranked Southwestern (TX) and then defeat Heidelberg in a pair of five-set matches.

Calvin opened the day with a 25-22, 23-25, 17-25, 25-13, 15-12 win over Southwestern. Sophomore Rebecca Kamp (Orland Park, IL/Chicago Christian HS) led the attack with 21 kills and 12 digs while junior Kim Wigboldy (Chandler, AZ/Chandler Valley Christian HS) had a big performance with 15 kills and nine digs. Setter Carolyn Nelson (Milan/Milan HS) had 49 assists while back row specialists Kelsey Sears (Traverse City/Traverse City West HS) and Katie Corbet (St. Joseph/Stevensville-Lakeshore HS) had 27 and 24 digs respectively. Sophomore Kelly Peterson (Ramsey, MN/Anoka HS) also had 19 digs.

The Knights then edged Heidelberg 7-25, 18-25, 26-24, 12-25, 15-8. Rebecca Kamp had 18 kills while sophomore Erin VanderPlas (Cadillac/McBain Northern Michigan Christian HS) had 10 kills and Wigboldy nine kills. Sears and Corbett had 19 digs apiece while Nelson had 34 assists and 10 digs. Corbett also had nine service aces.

For their efforts, (Rebecca) Kamp and Sears were named to the all tournament team.

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