Volleyball: Grace Falls to Indiana University Northwest and Judson University

The Royals lost both their matches on Saturday, September 30.
The Royals beat Union College by 10 or more points in all three sets.

GARY, INDIANA: The Grace University women's volleyball team traveled to Gary, Indiana, and played two games on Saturday, September 30.  The Royals lost to Indiana University Northwest in four sets (25-17, 18-25, 22-25, and 20-25) and to Judson University in three sets (21-25, 16-25, 22-25). 

INDIANA UNIVERSITY NORTHWEST: The Royals played Indiana University Northwest first.  After winning the first set by 8 (25-17), the Royals lost the second set 18-25.  The third set was closer with the Royals only losing by 3 (22-25), but the fourth and final set sealed the loss for the Royals at 20-25. 

The Royals had 36 kills (.147) and 51 digs in the match.  Becca Entz led the Royals with 10 kills (.417), followed by Marissa Waddel with 9 kills (.231).  Chloe Corbett had 19 digs, helped by Karissa Negley with 10.  The team had 10 total blocks. 

JUDSON UNIVERSITY: The Royals played their second game of the day against Judson University; they lost in three sets.  The first and third sets were settled by less than 5 points at 21-25 and 22-25 respectively, although the Royals lost the second set by 9 at 16-25.  The Royals had 20 kills and 51 digs.  Chloe Corbett led the Royals with 13 digs, followed by Karissa Negley and Alicia Pierce with 9 digs each. 

UP NEXT: The Royals will travel to Lawrence, Kansas, to play Haskell Indian Nations University on Friday, October 6.  The Royals will play Union College in Lincoln, Nebraska, on Saturday, October 7. 

by Loretta Gamboe, SID Staff