SMC vs. Adrian

Belles Fall in Hard-Fought Match to Scots

Box Score

ALMA, Mich. - The Saint Mary's volleyball team fell in a tough five-set MIAA contest to Alma on Wednesday, 3-2 (16-25, 25-23, 25-22, 27-29, 11-15).

After dropping the first set to the Scots, the Belles edged Alma in the second and third sets.  In a mini-marathon of a set, Alma scraped past Saint Mary's 29-27 before taking the decisive fifth set 15-11.

Lorna Slupczynski led the Belles with 16 kills while Andrea Sasgen added 13 kills and Stephanie Bodien had 11 more for Saint Mary's.  Meghann Rose had a match-high 20 digs.  Bodien chipped in 17 digs while Ellen Huelsmann added 16.  Danie Brink added 40 assists for the Belles in the loss.

The Belles (9-10, 5-6 MIAA) will take almost a week off until their next match when they host #7 Hope College next Tuesday, October 20 at 7:00 p.m.