BEREA, Ohio- Mount Union's volleyball team won an Ohio Athletic Conference match in four sets against Baldwin Wallace Tuesday.
The Purple Raiders (14-7, 3-1 OAC) beat the Yellow Jackets (19-5, 1-3 OAC) by scores of 25-20, 29-27, 17-25 and 25-23.
Sophomore Riley Schenk (Lorain/Amherst Steele) set up the offense with 24 assists. Schenk also had 10 digs and contributed five kills to the Raiders win.
Freshman outside hitter Sabrina Ochoa (North Royalton/Padua Franciscan) led the Raiders offensively with a career high of 12 kills. Junior right side hitter Caitlyn Synek (Independence/Independence) tallied eight kills while sophomore outside hitter Morgan Chapman (Seven Fields, Pa./Seneca Valley) also added eight.
Senior defensive specialist Abby Riffee (Mineral Ridge/Mineral Ridge) led the defense with 14 digs with freshman defesnive specialist Allison Baird (North Royalton/North Royalton) adding 11 digs for the Raiders.
Mount Union came out strong in the first set winning 25-20. The Yellow Jackets would test the Raiders in the second, but didn't quite pull through with the Raiders winning 29-27. BW came back to win the third set 25-16, but Mount Union didn't let that stop them winning the fourth set 25-23.
The Raiders are back in action on Saturday hosting Heidelberg at 1 pm.
Mount Union def. Baldwin Wallace 25-20,29-27,17-25,25-23
Mount Union (14-7, 3-1 OAC) (Kills-aces-blocks) - Sabrina Ochoa
12-0-3; Caitlyn Synek 8-0-0; Morgan Chapman 8-0-1; Brooke Knollman
7-0-2; Riley Schenk 5-0-2; Kyleigh Jackson 4-0-3; Emma Mathieson
2-0-0; Mary Beth Keck 1-0-2; Mallory Sliman 1-0-1; Allison Baird
1-0-0; Kelly Johnson 1-0-0; Abby Riffee 0-1-0; Totals 50-1-7.0.
(Assists) - Riley Schenk 24. (Dig leaders) - Abby Riffee 14; Allison
Baird 11; Riley Schenk 10
Baldwin Wallace (19-5, 2-2 OAC) (Kills-aces-blocks) - Morgan Thomas
11-0-2; Lauren Gehring 9-0-5; Jordan Diels 9-1-1; Alicia Lortcher
9-1-2; Nikolette Scruggs 8-2-2; Ashley Nuding 2-1-0; Ellen Hawkins
1-0-0; Anna Miley 0-0-1; Brittany Miner 0-1-0; Totals 49-6-7.0.
(Assists) - Ashley Nuding 39. (Dig leaders) - Brittany Miner 14;
Alicia Lortcher 14; Arlayna Newcomer 8; Ashley Nuding 8
Site: Berea, Ohio (Ursprung Gymnasium)
Date: Oct 13, 2015 Attend: 123 Time: 1:45