ALLIANCE, Ohio – Mount Union's women's volleyball team, ranked No. 7 in the nation, defeated Hiram 3-0 on Wednesday evening in the McPherson Academic and Athletic Complex.
The Purple Raiders improve to 20-0 on the season as the Terriers fall to 12-6.
In the 25-12, 25-18, 25-16 win, Mount Union was led by senior Taylor Webb (Geneva/Geneva) who tallied nine kills and junior Lauren Mastroine (Orrville/Orrville) who notched a game-high 25 digs. Freshman Allison Twining (Perrysburg/Findlay) chipped in with six kills, eight digs and five blocks.
The Terriers were led by Marissa Jay who had 11 kills as Tierra Moore registered 12 assists. Danielle Day tallied 18 digs for Hiram.
No. 7 Mount Union returns to action on Saturday, October 5 when they travel to Ada, Ohio at 1:00 p.m. to take on Ohio Northern .
Short Box Score (Match)
Hiram vs #7 Mount Union (Oct 02, 2013 at Alliance, Ohio)
Mount Union def. Hiram 25-15,25-18,25-16
Hiram (12-6) (Kills-aces-blocks) - Marissa Jay 11-0-0; Logan Brewer
5-0-1; Lindsay Brewer 5-0-0; Claire Maier 2-0-0; Jennifer Yardas
2-0-1; Katie Barton 1-0-0; Emily Mortimer 1-0-1; Megan Schaefer 0-1-0;
Danielle Day 0-2-0; Totals 27-3-2.0. (Assists) - Tierra Moore 12. (Dig
leaders) - Danielle Day 18; Laura Kelly 5
Mount Union (20-0) (Kills-aces-blocks) - Taylor Webb 9-0-1; Mel
Patterson 8-0-1; Nicole Snyder 6-0-0; Allison Twining 6-0-5; Sara
Abby Riffee 0-4-0; Totals 41-7-7.0. (Assists) - Sarah Schleich 20;
Brittany Woodard 19. (Dig leaders) - Lauren Mastroine 25; Allison
Site: Alliance, Ohio (The MAAC)
Date: Oct 02, 2013 Attend: 78 Time: 1:09