HILLSBORO—The Swedes volleyball team picked up their six consecutive win with a 3-0 conference victory at Tabor College.
The teams kept things even with a lot of back-and-orth play through the first part of the first game. However, the Swedes were able to string together three and four-point runs to slowly pull ahead. Bethany was able to hold off the Bluejays and pull out a 25-18, set one win. The teams played a game of tug of war in the second set with a ton of back-and-forth play. However, as the Swedes trailed 17-16, Bethany was able to go on a 9-1 lead to close out the set, winning 25-18. The third set started with the teams keeping things back-and-forth, the Swedes were able to go on a six-point run in the middle of the set to take a 16-10 advantage. While the Bluejays were able to come back on Bethany's heels, the Swedes were able to sneak out a 25-22 set three win, taking the match, 3-0.
A pair of Swedes led the Bethany offense; Jordan Valentine, sophomore middle, and Paola Sanabria-Lopez, junior hitter had 12 kills each. Valentine did this on just 20 attempts. Ivona Vojvodic, senior setter, tallied up 36 assists on the night and added two more service aces to her total. Defensively, Haley Reifsteck, junior libero, picked up 19 digs while Vojvodic had 11 digs.
Up Next . . .
The Swedes travel next to Wichita on Wednesday, Oct. 30 for a KCAC contest with Friends University. This match is set to begin at 7 p.m.