Volleyball: Mount Union Starts OAC Schedule With Capital

Volleyball: Mount Union Starts OAC Schedule With Capital

ALLIANCE, Ohio- The Mount Union volleyball team travels to Columbus on Saturday for the Ohio Athletic Conference opener against Capital at 1:00 pm.

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Scouting Mount Union:

The Purple Raiders (11-6) are coming off a 3-1 weekend in Pittsburgh, Pa. defeating Brooklyn (N.Y.), Pomona-Pitzer (Calif.) and Stevenson (Md.) while losing to No. 20 Carnegie Mellon (Pa.).

Mount Union is led by sophomore Brooke Knollman (Powell/Olentangy Liberty) with 148 kills on the season. Freshman Allison Baird (North Royalton/North Royalton) is fifth in the conference and also leads the team in digs with 267.  

Scouting Capital:

The Crusaders (4-15, 0-1 OAC) are coming off their conference opener with a loss against crosstown opponent Otterbein.

Capital is led by Kristin Bender with 141 kills while Jessica Winstel leads in digs with 267.

Up Next:

The Raiders continue OAC play on Tuesday against Marietta for the Dig for a Cure match at 7 p.m. in the McPherson Academic and Athletic Complex.