Volleyball Loses To Northwood

Volleyball Loses To Northwood

Midland, Mich. – The Alma College volleyball team lost 3-0 (25-19, 25-19, 25-14) to Division Two Opponent Northwood University Wednesday (Oct. 24). 

The Scots finish off their regular season at No. 1 Calvin Saturday at 1 p.m. Alma is currently in a tie for second in the Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association. They can finish no worse than third in the conference. 

What Happened

  • The Scots controlled an early lead of 8-7 in the first set. They held a 15-14 lead after freshman outside hitter Sara Majerle (Rockford, Mich. / Rockford) got a kill set up by sophomore setter Haley Novak (Midland, Mich. / Bullock Creek). But the Timberwolves went on a 11-4 run to take the set.  
  • The second was back and forth with Alma taking a 15-14 lead on a kill from freshman middle blocker Bre DeLoye (Okemos, Mich. / Okemos). But Northwood went on another late run, a kill by junior outside hitter Georgia Miller cut the lead to five but they could not complete the comeback.  
  • It was close set for the early part of the third. Northwood started to stretch their lead but before they closed it out junior middle blocker Naomi Mason (Kaleva, Mich. / Brethren) earned the Scots final point with a kill set up by Novak. 

Notables 

  • DeLoye had a career-high four kills. 
  • Miller had a game-high 15 digs. 
  • Majerle had a team-high nine kills. 
  • The first set was the Scots best offensive set with 11 kills and only one error. 

 

 

 

 

 

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