Volleyball Rallies For A 3-1 Victory Over KWC

Lauren Lucas (Photo by: Dan Herlensky)
Lauren Lucas (Photo by: Dan Herlensky)

OWENSBORO, Ky. – The Ohio Dominican volleyball team finished off their road trip south with a 3-1 victory over Ky. Wesleyan on Saturday afternoon.

Box Score Notes

  • Kamryn Maxwell (Norwalk, Ohio) recorded a double-double with 13 digs and 11 kills. Olivia Kirksey (Reynoldsburg, Ohio) led the way with 15 kills.
  • Sophomore Lauren Lucas (Grove City, Ohio) was the third Panther to score double-figure kills. She recorded 10.
  • Alexis Keipert (Burlington, Ky.) tallied 10 digs. Freshman Saige Avery (Yorkville, Ill.) also had a double-double with 26 assists and 11 digs.
  • Setter Gabrielle Kirker (Tallmadge, Ohio) added 15 assists in the match.
  • Freshman Adele Wade (Conneaut, Ohio) led the way at the net with seven blocks.

How It Happened

  • The Panthers found themselves behind early 8-5.
  • KWC went on a six-point run to extend their lead 16-7.
  • The Black and Gold won 10 of the last 13 points but dropped set one 25-23.
  • ODU opened set two taking the lead early 5-1.
  • Maxwell recorded three kills in the Panthers' 6-2 run to remain in the lead, 14-12.
  • With never trailing the rest of the match, Ohio Dominican took set two 25-19.
  • The Purple Panthers capitalized on errors and took the lead in set three 5-2.
  • The Black and Gold took the lead 17-16 after a service ace from Grace Zinchuk (Schaumburg, Ill.)
  • Kelsey Shoup (Dalton, Ohio) registered three service aces in a row to round out set three with Ohio Dominican on top, 25-20. Panthers took the lead 2-1 in sets.
  • ODU found themselves trailing early 8-3.
  • A kill by Kirksey gave the Black and Gold the lead 10-9.
  • The Panthers closed out the set by going 12-3 run, winning set four 25-15. ODU won the match 3-1.

Up Next

Ohio Dominican travels north on Friday, Sept. 23 to take on conference newcomer Northwood with a 6 PM start time from Riepma Arena.

Contact: Bailee Worley

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