MARSHALL, Mo. – The Raven Volleyball team continued their Heart schedule on Tuesday night with a road trip to take on (RV) Missouri Valley College.
After two narrow loses in the first two sets, 25-23 and 25-19, Benedictine (7-4, 1-3 Heart) rallied to take set three 25-16 before Missouri Valley (13-2, 2-0 Heart) to take set four, 25-19, and earn a 3-1 match win.
Benedictine finished each set in double figures in kills but just couldn't break through against Missouri Valley. The Ravens limited the Vikings to just nine kills in set three, which aided in the win.
As a team, the Ravens finished with 47 kills out of 134 attempts to finish the match with a .172 hitting percentage. Fleur Wesselink led the attack with 17 kills while Katie Stewart added 11. Sara Rahmanzai and Sofi Thomas added eight kills each to round out the Ravens offensive attack.
Taylor Garner anchored the offensive attack with 42 assists as she added two kills and seven digs defensively.
The Ravens remain on the road for their next Heart match, traveling to Springfield, Mo., to take on Evangel University. The match is slated for a 1 p.m. start from the Crusaders campus.