Women’s volleyball team swept by No. 4-ranked Calvin

Women’s volleyball team swept by No. 4-ranked Calvin

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. – The Olivet College volleyball team lost in three sets to Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association (MIAA) leader and nationally-ranked Calvin University tonight at Van Noord Arena in Grand Rapids.

Final Score: Calvin def. Olivet 25-10, 25-19, 25-13
Location: Van Noord Arena; Grand Rapids, Michigan
Records: Olivet 14-11 overall, 2-5 MIAA; Calvin 21-2 overall, 7-0 MIAA

  • In the first set, the Knights and Comets traded the first six points to create three tied scores. After the last one at 3-3, Calvin went on an 8-0 run. Olivet closed the gap to seven points, 14-7, before the Knights ended the set on an 11-3 scoring spurt.
  • In the second set, Olivet built a five-points lead on two occasions. The Comets maintained the advantage until Calvin seized its first lead of the set at 15-14. The Knights did not relinquish their lead for the rest of the set. Olivet posted a .171 attack percentage (10 kills, with four errors on 35 attempts) during the second set.
  • Calvin scored the first four points of the third set and never looked back.

  • Sarah DeVries recorded a team-leading 12 kills and 17 set assists.
  • Heidi Westra had seven kills.
  • Grace Kellogg served four aces.
  • Aubrey Wrubel registered a match-best 14 digs.

  • The Comets wrap-up their regular season Saturday when they host Hope College at 11 a.m.