After scoring just nine points in the opening set against William Woods University, the Raven Volleyball team quickly bounced back to win two straight before the Owls took set four and eventually outlasted the Ravens in set five to earn the 3-2 win.
Benedictine (2-3) dropped set one, 25-9, before winning back-to-back sets, 25-23 and 25-22. William Woods (3-4) took set four, 25-19, to force a fifth and deciding set of which they earned a 15-6 win.
Benedictine hit .047 in their set two win but held William Woods to a negative .061 en route the win. The Ravens hit a match high .146 in set three to take a 2-1 lead before converting on a combined 11 kills over the final two sets.
The Ravens finished the match with 42 kills off 30 assists.
Defensively, the Ravens tallied 85 digs, eight block assists and one solo block.
The Ravens hit the road four a four-match tournament appearance on Saturday and Sunday in Salina at Kansas Wesleyan University.