Volleyball Rolls To Win at Olivet
Tuesday, September 23, 2008
OLIVET – The nationally-ranked Calvin women’s volleyball team got back on the winning track with a 25-7, 25-9, 25-16 victory at Olivet Tuesday night inside the Cutler Events Center. Now ranked 16th in the most recent AVCA Division III Top-25 poll, Calvin improves to 10-3 overall and to 4-1 in the MIAA. The Knights are just behind 5-1 Alma with Hope leading the league standings at 7-0.
Calvin was led in the win over Olivet by freshman Rebecca Kamp (Orland Park, IL/Chicago Christian HS) who posted 17 kills, seven block assists and an attack percentage of .444. Freshman Erin VanderPlas (Cadillac/McBain Christian HS) chipped in with six kills and one solo block.
Junior libero Kelsey Sears (Traverse City/Traverse City West HS) had 21 digs while junior Katie Corbett (St. Joseph/Stevensville-Lakeshore HS) and senior Stacie Lippert (St. Louis, MI/St. Louis HS) had 11 digs apiece.
Senior setter Lauren DeGroot (Tulare, CA/Valley Christian HS) had 17 assists and sophomore setter Carolyn Nelson (Milan/Milan HS) 10 assists.
Calvin returns to action on Saturday when it hosts Adrian and Saint Mary’s in an MIAA triangular at the Huizenga Tennis and Track Center.
Calvin will face Saint Mary’s at 11:00 a.m. and Adrian at 3:00 p.m. Adrian and Saint Mary’s will meet at 1:00 p.m.
For the most recent AVCA Division III Top 25 poll, please visit the AVCA web site at: Top 25 poll