No. 3 Knights Hand Bulldogs First MIAA Loss

Photo Courtesy of Mike Dickie
Photo Courtesy of Mike Dickie

ADRIAN, Mich. - The Bulldogs were handed their first in conference play on Wednesday night when they lost on the road to the defending MIAA Champion and No. 3 ranked Calvin Knights, 3-0.

THE BASICS

Final Score: Adrian 0, Calvin 3 (12-25, 13-25, 13-25)

Location: Grand Rapids, Mich. (Van Noord Arena)

Records: Adrian (5-2, 2-1), Calvin (7-0, 4-0)

HOW IT HAPPENED

• Calvin defeated Adrian in every set by double digits, winning 25-12, 25-13, 25-13

• The Bulldogs were held to a .000 hitting percentage in the first two sets and a -.087 in the final set

• Adrian largest lead, two points, came in the second set when Jenna Lodewyk had a ball handling error. The only other lead the Bulldogs would have in the match came in the third set when Adrian scored the first point of the set.

TOP DOGS

•  Jenai White led Adrian with four kills on the night

Marisa Dion tallied 13 assists

Haley Mellon contributed 13 digs

THE OPPOSITION

• Calvin was led on offense by Anna Kamp with 12 kills

• Laura Danhoff also had 11 kills

• Lodewyk paced the Knight offense with 33 kills

• Keilahna Castillo led defensively with 17 digs

UP NEXT

• Adrian will look to bounce back in non-conference action as the team travels to Delaware, Ohio this weekend to participate in the Ohio Wesleyan Bishop Invitational.

• The Bulldogs have a double header on Friday, first facing Case Western Reserve at 3:00 p.m., and finishing off the day facing Muskingum at 5:00 p.m.

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