Peru State College took the Bethany College volleyball team to the limit Thursday before the Swedes pulled out the 3-2 (26-24, 25-21, 22-25, 2-25, 15-9) victory.
Maria Bujanda led the Bethany (3-11, 6-18 overall) scoring effort with 21 points and 17 kills. Lacie Shoemaker added 14.5 points and 14 kills, while Alexa Gerber and Blake Hosey each scored 11.5 points.
The Bobcats were carried by Tara Gonzalez, who had 22 points and 21 kills.
Bethany begins winding down tonight by hosting Bethel College. First serve is at 7 p.m.