GAMBIER, OHIO — The Hiram College volleyball team defeated Kenyon College in straight sets, 3-0 (25-17, 25-22, 25-13) in a North Coast Athletic Conference match today (Saturday, Oct. 1) in Gambier. [Match Statistics]
With the win, the Terriers improve to 15-6 overall and 4-2 in the NCAC. The Ladies fall to 7-12 overall and 2-4 NCAC.
Leading the Terrier offense was junior outside hitter Ariel Pund (Macedonia/Walsh Jesuit) with 11 kills. Senior All-NCAC middle hitter Andrea Kaminsky (Canton/GlenOak) was second with nine kills. Senior setter Taylor Summerfield (Warren/Howland) tallied a team-high 29 set assists and freshman libero Regina Zyle (Cleveland/Beaumont) led the team in service aces with four.
Defensively, Zyle tallied a team-best 14 digs and Summerfield was second with 10 digs. Senior All-NCAC middle hitter Kristi Opfer (Garrettsville/Garfield) recorded a team-leading seven blocks (seven assists) and Pund was second with four blocks (four assists).
Hiram will travel to Meadville, Pa. for a NCAC match against Allegheny College on Tuesday, Oct. 4. The match is scheduled to begin at 7 p.m.