MVC Volleyball Drops Postseason Match at Evangel
MARSHALL, MO -- The Missouri Valley Lady Vikings volleyball team saw their 2012 season come to an end Saturday evening at Evangel University, losing in the first round of the Heart of America Athletic Conference postseason tournament in a 3-1 match.
The Lady Vikings fell behind early, losing the first game, but came back to win game number two, however Evangel was able to hold off the Lady Vikings in a 14-25, 25-23, 17-25, 25-27 defeat for MVC.
Leading the way for the Lady Vikings was Junior Outside Hitter Ana Calito who had 12 kills and nine digs, while Sophomore Middle Blocker Megan Hardin added 10 kills, three aces, four digs, and two blocks. Sophomore Outside Hitter Kaitlyn Kell had 10 kills, and Senior Libero Jessica Gates added 23 digs in the match. Junior Setter Tarrah Sweet had 35 assists and four blocks.
The Lady Vikings wrap up their 2012 season with a 19-12 record, which is the most wins in a season for the women's volleyball program in 16 years.