Bethany defeated at Westminster, 3-0

Bethany defeated at Westminster, 3-0

Andrew Woodley, Sports Information Director

NEW WILMINGTON, Pa. (Oct. 12) – The Bethany College volleyball team was defeated by Westminster (20-25, 25-17, 20-25, 25-20, 15-13) in a Presidents' Athletic Conference (PAC) match Tuesday night inside the Buzz Ridl Gymnasium.

THE MATCHUP

  • Final: Westminster 3, Bethany 0 (25-17, 25-13, 25-9 | Box Score)
  • Records: Bethany 16-9, 9-4 PAC | Westminster 18-4, 10-2 PAC
  • Location: Buzz Ridl Gymnasium | New Wilmington, Pennsylvania

HOW IT HAPPENED

  • Westminster claimed the first six points of the night, before moving on to claim a 25-17 win in the opening set.
  • Bethany and Westminster were tied at 6-6 in the second set, before the Titans notched nine-straight points to take a 15-6 lead. Westminster went on to take the second set 25-17.
  • The third set played similar to the second set, as Westminster and Bethany were tied at 8-8 early on. Westminster scored eight-consecutive points to run out to a 16-8 lead before closing out the match at 25-9.

MATCH NOTES

  • Sophomore Katie Sparks (Macedonia, Ohio/Trinity) led the Bison with 6 kills and 10 digs.
  • Junior Reilly Parker (North Huntington, Pa./Norwin) tallied 21 digs to lead the defense.

UP NEXT

  • The Bison are on the road this Saturday, October 14 for a non-conference tri-match at SUNY-Fredonia.
  • Bethany will face host SUNY-Fredonia at 10 a.m. (Live Video Link) and close the day with a match against St. John Fisher (New York) at 12 p.m. (Live Video Link)
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