No. 11 Volleyball Defeats Baldwin Wallace Tuesday in the Regular Season Home Game Finale

Senior Taylor Webb (center) with her parents on senior night. (Photo by Alexis Quinn)
Senior Taylor Webb (center) with her parents on senior night. (Photo by Alexis Quinn)

ALLIANCE, Ohio – Mount Union's volleyball team, ranked No. 11 in the nation, defeated Baldwin Wallace 3-0 Tuesday, October 29 in an Ohio Athletic Conference matchup in the McPherson Academic and Athletic Complex.

The Purple Raiders improve to 26-4 overall and 7-1 in the OAC as the Yellow Jackets fall to 10-17 overall and 3-5 in the OAC.

In the 25-18, 25-18, 25-14 three set sweep of Baldwin Wallace on senior night, senior Taylor Webb (Geneva/Geneva) recorded 19 digs, four digs and three blocks. Junior Nicole Snyder (Mentor/Lake Catholic) led the way for the Raiders with 13 kills and 18 digs. Junior Lauren Mastroine (Orrville/Orrville) notched 30 digs in the win as junior Sarah Schleich (Westfield Center/Cloverleaf) tallied 30 assists.

Mount Union junior Brittany Woodard (Diamond/Southeast) dished out 14 assists as junior Sara Brown (Willoughby/Willoughby South) recorded five blocks on the night.

Baldwin Wallace was led offensively by Markema Winters who notched six kills. The Yellow Jackets were led defensively by Taylor Burns, who had 16 digs, Allyson Iwanski, 14 digs, and Arlayna Newcomer who had 12 digs. Shannon Deleur chipped in 16 assists in the loss.

Mount Union concludes the 2013 regular season on the road as they travel to Heidelberg on Saturday, November 2 at 2:30 p.m. for an Ohio Athletic Conference matchup in Tiffin, Ohio. This game will be for the OAC regular season title and the No. 1 seed in the conference tournament.


Short Box Score (Match)
Baldwin Wallace vs Mount Union (Oct 29, 2013 at Alliance, Ohio)
Mount Union def. Baldwin Wallace 25-18,25-18,25-14

Baldwin Wallace (10-17, 3-5 OAC) (Kills-aces-blocks) - Markema Winters

6-0-4; Taylor Burns 5-0-2; Alayna Chlad 3-0-1; Colleen Bonacci 3-0-3;

Kayla Harris 2-0-3; Shannon Deleur 0-1-1; Arlayna Newcomer 0-2-0;

Totals 19-3-7.0. (Assists) - Shannon Deleur 16. (Dig leaders) - Taylor

Burns 16; Allyson Iwanski 14; Arlayna Newcomer 12

Mount Union (26-4, 7-1 OAC) (Kills-aces-blocks) - Taylor Webb 19-0-3;

Nicole Snyder 13-0-3; Mary Tout 7-0-1; Kara Berger 6-0-2; Allison

Twining 4-0-0; Sara Brown 2-0-5; Lauren Mastroine 1-1-0; Brittany

Woodard 0-1-0; Totals 52-2-7.0. (Assists) - Sarah Schleich 30;

Brittany Woodard 14. (Dig leaders) - Lauren Mastroine 30; Nicole

Snyder 18; Abby Riffee 8


Site: Alliance, Ohio (The MAAC)

Date: Oct 29, 2013 Attend: 243 Time: 1:13