October 5, 2013

No. 7 Volleyball Sweeps Ohio Northern in Three Sets

ADA, Ohio -- Mount Union's women's volleyball team, ranked No. 7 in the nation, defeated Ohio Northern 3-0 on Saturday afternoon in an Ohio Athletic Conference (OAC) match-up.

The Purple Raiders improve to 21-0, 3-0 in the OAC as the Polar Bears fall to 11-7 and 1-1 in OAC action.

In the 3-0 (25-21, 25-17, 25-13) victory over Ohio Northern, Mount Union was led by junior Nicole Snyder (Mentor/ Lake Catholic) who had 14 kills and freshman Allison Twining (Perrysburg/ Findlay) who tallied 12. Juniors Sarah Schleich (Westfield Center/ Cloverfield) and Brittany Woodard (Diamond/ Southeast) each notched 21 assists. While, junior Sara Brown (Willoughby/ Willoughy South) had six block assists.

Junior Lauren Mastroine (Orrville/ Orrville) recorded 22 digs on the day.

The Polar Bears were led by Kristin Sessler with 9 kills and 14 digs.

No. 7 Mount Union competes in the 2013 Midwest Volleyball Tournament, where they will take on No. 12 Wittenberg at 12:00 p.m. before taking on No. 1 ranked Calvin at 4:00 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 11.

 

                            Short Box Score (Match)
       #7 Mount Union vs Ohio Northern women (Oct 05, 2013 at Ada, Ohio)
  Mount Union def. Ohio Northern women 25-21,25-17,25-13
  Mount Union (21-0, 3-0 OAC) (Kills-aces-blocks) - Nicole Snyder
  14-0-4; Allison Twining 12-0-1; Mel Patterson 7-0-2; Taylor Webb
  7-0-3; Kara Berger 4-1-4; Sara Brown 3-0-7; Abby Riffee 0-1-0;
  Brittany Woodard 0-1-0; Totals 47-3-11.0. (Assists) - Brittany Woodard
  21; Sarah Schleich 21. (Dig leaders) - Lauren Mastroine 22; Allison
  Twining 5
  Ohio Northern women (11-7, 1-1 OAC) (Kills-aces-blocks) - Kristin
  Sessler 9-0-1; Claire Heitkamp 5-0-0; Kelli Weininger 5-0-0; Kaitlann
  Hogrefe 4-0-1; Ellie Gillespie 4-0-0; Taylor Vuich 1-0-0; Heather
  Saunier 0-1-0; Totals 28-1-1.0. (Assists) - Ashley Borchers 13. (Dig
  leaders) - Kristin Sessler 14; Jeni Kmic 11
  Site: Ada, Ohio (ONU Sports Center)
  Date: Oct 05, 2013   Attend: 234   Time: 1:15    
  Referees: Bob Baxter, Kit Eridon



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