Volleyball Loses in Five at CSS
DULUTH, Minn. - The MLC volleyball team lost its UMAC Postseason Tournament semifinal match at St. Scholastica 3-2 Wednesday night by the scores of 22-25, 25-18, 16-25, 25-22, and 15-9.
MLC started the match well, winning the first set to take a 1-0 lead in the match.
The match went back and forth from there, with CSS taking the second and fourth sets, while MLC won the third to force a fifth and deciding set.
The Saints jumped out to a 6-2 lead early in the final set, but the Knights made a run to tie the game 6-6. CSS would take control from there, however, scoring nine of the final 12 points (including the final three) to beat MLC 15-9 and take the match.
CSS hit .235 for the match, led by 30 kills from Anna Zyvoloski. MLC hit .206, with Rachel Hein leading the way with 15 kills. Rebecca Engelbrecht and Leah Nass added 14 and 11, respectively.
Miranda Maasz finished with a match-high 48 assists, and also added five kills and ten digs. Alex Anthon led the team with 14 digs, with Engelbrecht adding 14. Hein finished with six blocks.
With the loss, MLC finished the season with a record of 16-12, while St. Scholastica improved to 17-11.