Bulldogs Fall 3-1 at Alma

Photo Courtesy of Mike Dickie
Photo Courtesy of Mike Dickie

ALMA, Mich. - The Adrian College women's volleyball team suffered a setback on Saturday afternoon with a 3-1 loss at Alma (20-25, 25-21, 21-25, 18-25).

THE BASICS

Final Score: Alma 3, Adrian 1 (25-20, 21-25, 25-21, 25-18).

Location: Alma, Michigan (Art Smith Arena)

Records: Adrian (14-11, 8-5), Alma (12-13, 7-7)

HOW IT HAPPENED

• Alma jumped out to a 1-0 lead winning the opening set 25-20.

• Adrian rallied to tie the score at one set each with a 25-21 win in the second set. 

• The Scots would win the third and the fourth set to close out the match and earn the victory.

TOP DOGS

Margo Joubran led the Bulldogs with 13 kills and 20 digs.

Cassadine Reed also contributed on offense with 12 kills and tied a match-high six block assists.

Marisa Dion paced the Adrian offense with 31 assists and one service ace.

Haley Mellon had 18 digs and Olivia Welch totaled 13 digs.

THE OPPOSITION

• Sasha Laykova (13 kills), Madison Smith (13 kills) and Dakota Pelach (10 kills) led the Alma offense.

• Pelach also led the team in assists with 23. Maressa Miller contributed 18 assists.

• Georgia Miller, Laykova and Molly Lark each led the defense with 20, 11 and 10 digs in the match.

• Madison Smith had a team-high six block assists.

MIAA STANDINGS

• With the loss the Bulldogs fall to 8-5 in conference play and are tied for third in the MIAA Standings with St. Mary's (lost 3-0 to Hope).

• The Scots improve to 7-7 with the win and are now in sole possession of fifth place.

UP NEXT

• Adrian will remain at home to host Hope on Wednesday at 6:30 p.m.

Bulldogs Fall 3-1 at Alma
October 22, 2016 Bulldogs Fall 3-1 at Alma