Bemidji State volleyball falls on the road at U-Mary

October 27, 20171st2nd3rdFinal
Bemidji State2019150
University of Mary2525253
.190Hitting Pct..328
100Total Attacks116
Leach - 6
KillsRandall - 20
Haney - 13
Leach - 13
AssistsLopes - 32
Nier - 1
Haney - 1
Splinter - 1
AcesLopes - 1
Almeida - 1
Heidel - 1
Hallmann - 14
DigsAlmeida - 12
Cronin - 5
BlocksLopes - 2
Campbell - 2
Bemidji State volleyball falls on the road at U-Mary
Friday, October 27, 2017
Bemidji State volleyball falls on the road at U-Mary

BISMARCK, N.D. – The Bemidji State University volleyball team fell to University of Mary 3-0 (25-20, 25-19, 25-15) on the road in Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference action, Friday night. The Beavers (3-20, 0-14 NSIC) were led by junior Sami Leach who tallied six kills and added 13 assists.

The Beavers totaled just 31 kills during the match while the Marauders (6-17, 2-12 NSIC) tallied 52 on .328 hitting efficiency. Bemidji State had no answer for U-Mary’s Lauren Randall who totaled a match-high 20 kills and hit .543.

Julie Touchett, Becky Schroeder, Anna Averkamp, and Becka Cronin each tallied five kills in the match while Maddie Filipiak added four. Leach and Shelby Haney shared the team-lead with 13 assists each while Emma Hallmann led the defense with 14 digs.

Bemidji State continues its road trip by traveling to Minot State University tomorrow to take on the Beavers at 2 p.m.

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Nestled in Northern Minnesota’s wooden region and located on the shore of Lake Bemidji, BSU sponsors 15 varsity athletic programs with NCAA Division I men’s and women’s hockey membership in the Western Collegiate Hockey Association, while its 13 NCAA Division II programs hold membership in the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference (NSIC).