No. 4 Knights Best Adrian, 3-0

No.  4 Knights Best Adrian, 3-0

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. – The Bulldogs met the fourth ranked Calvin College Knights Friday night. They put up a valiant fight against the highly ranked Knights, but Calvin managed to best the Bulldogs in three sets, 3-0. This loss sets the Adrian record back to 8-7 overall and 2-4 in the MIAA.

The first set saw the Bulldogs take the first point before falling behind into a 6-2 deficit. Adrian battled for the rest of the set as they traded points with the Knights, but they could not overcome their deficit as they fell, 25-16.

The second set started with Adrian jumping out to a 10-7 lead on Calvin. The Knights then responded with four straight points as they took the lead, 11-10. Calvin added multiple three point runs and took a 2-0 lead over Adrian with a 25-17 set victory.

The third set saw the Bulldogs look to come back into the match with Calvin. Adrian fell behind into an early 7-2 deficit before they fought back into a close 14-13 score in favor of Calvin. The Knights then slowly added to their lead as they won, 25-19, and took the match, 3-0.

Adrian was led in the match by Margo Joubran as she recorded five kills, nine digs and one block. Marisa Dion added 10 assists and Haley Mellon led the defense with 16 digs. 

The Bulldogs will see action again tomorrow, September 20, against Kalamazoo College at 1 p.m.

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