Hamline News

September 19, 2009

Volleyball completes sweep at Holiday Inn-vitational

Hamline opened the day with Presentation, defeating them by set scores of 25-19, 25-14, 25-10.

Seniors Tasha Simmons (Eagan, Minn.) and Anita Rojas (Valle del Cauca, Colombia) led the team with nine kills apiece. Heidi Larsen (Jr., Andover, Minn.) tallied 20 digs while junior setter Jackie Kelly (Blaine, Minn.) had 27 assists.

In the closing match of the tournament, Bethany Lutheran fell to the Pipers by set scores of 25-16, 25-8, 25-16.

Danielle Bennett-Curry (Fy., Minneapolis, Minn.) led the Piper attack with 13 kills. Simmons added 12. Larsen contributed 18 digs and Kelly tallied 36 assists.

The Pipers improve to 9-4, 0-1 MIAC with the non-conference victories. They will resume MIAC play on Wednesday, September 23, at Augsburg at 7:00 p.m.