Bulldogs Sting Hornets in Three Straight Sets

Photo Courtesy of Mike Dickie
Photo Courtesy of Mike Dickie

KALAMAZOO, Mich. - The Adrian College women's volleyball team improved its Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association record to 3-1 after defeating Kalamazoo on the road in three straight sets (25-15, 27-25, 25-16).


Final Score: Kalamazoo 0, Adrian 3 (25-15, 27-25, 25-16)

Location: Kalamazoo, Mich. (Anderson Athletic Center)

Records: Kalamazoo (3-9, 1-4), Adrian (7-5, 3-1)


• Adrian came out to take a 1-0 lead over Kalamazoo by winning the first set 25-15. The Bulldogs recorded a hitting percentage of .318.

• The Hornets battled back in the second set, keeping the score close. However, Adrian was able to escape with the 2-0 lead due in large part to their highest hitting percentage of the night (.343).

• The Bulldogs finished off Kalamazoo in the third set, winning 25-16 to seal the victory.

• This was the first match of the season that Adrian hit above .300 in every set


Margo Joubran tallied her fifth double double of the season with 17 kills, a match high, and 10 digs.

Cassadine Reed also helped Joubran offensively with 10 kills, her second highest total of the season.

• The offense was paced by Marisa Dion. She recorded 40 assists in the match.

• Oivia Welch and Savannah Monette led the defense with 11 digs a piece. Haley Mellon also had double digit digs with 10.


• Shelby Suseland led the Hornets with nine kills. Maria Katrantzi and Sidney Wall each had seven kills.

• Paige Johnson helped the offense with 18 assists. Kaiya Herman-Hilker also tallied 10 assists.

• Dana DeVito led defensively with 13 digs.


• The Bulldogs return home on Friday, September 23 for a homecoming match against MIAA foe Alma. The match is scheduled for a 6:30 p.m., start.

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