CRETE, Neb.-The Dakota Wesleyan University volleyball team dropped its second match in as many days on Saturday during its two-match Nebraska road trip, this time falling in three sets to Doane in Great Plains Athletic Conference action, 25-19, 25-21 and 25-16.
The Tigers took a brief 4-1 lead in the first set, but Doane eventually came back to tie it at 16-16. DWU regained the lead momentarily, but Doane would go on to record the last eight points to take the set.
The second set was a back-and-forth battle throughout, but after DWU recorded three consecutive points to knot the score at 21, Doane went on a 4-0 run to win the set and take a commanding 2-0 lead in the match.
Bridgett Knobbe led the Tigers with 26 assists and seven digs, while Rebecca Frick had nine kills and 14 digs and Freeman native Chelsey Heeg also added seven kills and four digs. Sara Herman chipped in a team-high 18 digs in the loss.
Sarah Klobuchar dished out a whopping 47 assists, while also pitching in seven digs in the win for Doane (10-12, 3-7 GPAC), which also got 20 kills and 18 digs from Allison Kuenle and 17 kills and 11 digs from Madison VanHousen. Kennedy Scheele also added a match-best 23 digs.
Dakota Wesleyan (12-10, 2-8 GPAC) looks to get back on track Wednesday when it hosts No. 12 Northwestern at Christen Family Athletic Center.