Senior Tierra Moore (Canton/Canton South) recorded a season-high 51 assists to lead the Hiram College volleyball team to a 25-21, 25-16, 25-27, 25-16 victory at Heidelberg on Tuesday evening.
The Terriers have now won seven straight and improve to 13-1 on the season. The Student Princes drop to 7-10.
Moore’s 51 assists topped her previous season best of 43.
Sarah Parker led Heidelberg with 20 kills and Jubilee Hasse finished with 20 digs.
The Terriers jumped out to a early 6-5 lead in the opening set, before the Student Princes reeled off four straight points to jump in front 9-6.
Hiram would hang around and a kill by Brewer would tie the score at 20-20.
HC would go on to win four of the next five points to take the first set 25-21.
A kill by Moore allowed the Terriers to take a early 4-1 lead in the second set.
Heidelberg would respond with a 5-0 run to jump back in front 6-4.
But Hiram would use 6-1 and 7-2 runs to take control and win the set 25-16.
The third set was tight throughout and featured 10 ties. Heidelberg would win three of the final four points for a 27-25 win.
A kill from Brewer allowed the Terriers to jump in front 13-12 in the fourth set.
The Student Princes would win the next point to tie the score at 13-13. But it was all Hiram from there, as the Terriers finished the match on a 12-3 run, capped off by two kills from sophomoreMarissa Jay (Parma/Padua Franciscan), to clinch the set and the match.
Hiram will return to action on Saturday, when it hosts NCAC foe Denison at 1:00 p.m. and Alma (Mich.) at 5:00 p.m.