CLEVELAND, Ohio- The No. 19 ranked Mount Union volleyball team lost to undefeated Case Western Reserve 27-25, 25-16, 25-18 Wednesday night.
The Purple Raiders (6-4) were led by sophomore Mallory Sliman (Amherst/Amherst Steele) with nine kills and sophomore Morgan Chapman (Seven Fields, Pa./Seneca Valley) with 15 digs. Sophomore Riley Schenk (Lorain/Amherst Steele) led Mount Union in assists with 20.
The first set went back and fourth between the two teams but Mount Union fell by a close score of 27-25.
In the last two sets, the Raiders then fell 25-16 and 25-18.
Mount Union was haunted by having 28 hitting errors during this three set match.
Case Western Reserve (10-0) received a double-double from Carolyn Bogart with 14 kills and 11 digs.
Mount Union next takes on Hanover (Ind.) and Ohio Wesleyan Friday in Delaware, Ohio.
#19 Mount Union vs Case Western Reserve (Sep 16, 2015 at Cleveland, Ohio)
Case Western Reserve def. Mount Union 27-25,25-16,25-18
Mount Union (6-4) (Kills-aces-blocks) - Mallory Sliman 9-1-1; Morgan Chapman 6-0-0; Kyleigh Jackson 5-0-1; Brooke Knollman 4-0-0; Riley Schenk 3-0-0; Emma Mathieson 3-0-1; Sabrina Ochoa 2-0-0; Caitlyn Synek 1-0-1; Celia Barrett 0-1-0; Totals 33-2-3.0. (Assists) - Riley Schenk 20. (Dig leaders) - Morgan Chapman 15; Allison Baird 11; Riley Schenk 8
Case Western Reserve (10-0) (Kills-aces-blocks) - Carolyn Bogart 14-1-0; Marian Barton 9-0-2; Haley Kauffman 7-1-4; Kayla Pfaff 5-0-3; Danielle Witri 4-0-3; Shannon Carroll 3-0-2; Totals 42-2-8.0. (Assists) - Shannon Carroll 36. (Dig leaders) - Katie Best 21; Carolyn Bogart 11; Shannon Carroll 11; Julie Colaianni 8
Site: Cleveland, Ohio (Horsburgh Gymnasium) Date: Sep 16, 2015 Attend: 208 Time: 1:24