Women's Volleyball Honors Seniors in Final Regular Season Home Game

Photo Courtesy of Mike Dickie
Photo Courtesy of Mike Dickie

ADRIAN, Mich. - The Adrian College women's volleyball team celebrated senior night against St. Mary's in the team's final regular season home match on Friday night. The Belles were victorious in three straight sets. Senior Jenai White led the Bulldogs in kills with eight and senior Haley Mellon had a team-high 15 digs.

THE BASICS

Final Score: St. Mary's 3, Adrian 0 (26-24, 25-11, 25-19)

Location: Adrian, Michigan (Merillat Sports and Fitness Center)

Records: St. Mary's (14-9, 10-6 MIAA), Adrian (6-20, 5-10 MIAA)

HOW IT HAPPENED

Adrian rallied from an eight-point deficit (18-10) to tie the opening set, 19-19. The Bulldogs took a 24-21 lead before the Belles scored five straight points to take the set 26-24 and a 1-0 set score lead.

St. Mary's jumped out to a quick 4-0 lead in the second and never trailed on the way to a 25-11 set win and a 2-0 lead.

Adrian tied the score at five but was unable to gain the lead in the third set.

The Belles had hitting percentages of .118, .250, and .143 for a team attack percentage of .160.

TOP DOGS

Jenai White had a team-high eight kills in the match. 

Haley Mellon led the defense with 15 digs, three assists, and three service aces.

Liz Susitko paced the offense with 15 assists.

THE OPPOSITION

• Marielle Corbett had a match-high 12 kills. She also contributed on defense with 14 digs to complete a double-double.

• Nicole Lukens led the Belles defense with 15 digs.

• Morgan Vanderwey helped lead the St. Mary's attack with 33 assists.

• Audrey Shannon recorded 14 digs to help defensively.

UP NEXT

The Bulldogs end the regular season on Saturday, October 28 at Alma. The match is scheduled for a 6:30 p.m., ET.

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