DWU scores a comeback win at Mount Marty
YANKTON--Dakota Wesleyan University dropped the first set of a Great Plains Athletic Conference volleyball match to Mount Marty on Tuesday, but rattled off three consecutive wins to take the match, 20-25, 25-20, 25-21 and 25-15.
YANKTON-Dakota Wesleyan University dropped the first set of a Great Plains Athletic Conference volleyball match to Mount Marty on Tuesday, but rattled off three consecutive wins to take the match, 20-25, 25-20, 25-21 and 25-15.
Mount Marty recorded five of the last six points to win the first set, but the Tigers were able to pull out a pair of tight sets and the shut the door by scoring 16 of the last 18 points of the fourth set to secure the win, aided by a kill percentage of .455.
Yankton native Rebecca Frick had a big outing in her hometown for DWU, registering match-highs in kills (19) and digs (20). Bridgett Knobbe also had a stellar performance, dishing out 45 assists and coming up with nine digs. Last week, Knobbe recorded her 2,000th career assists for the Tigers.
Freeman native Chelsey Heeg added 14 kills and six digs, while Wagner alum Emily Brunsing and Brittany Bergquist had nine kills apiece. Mallory Cooper and Sara Herman had 17 and 15 digs, respectively.
Alex Bargstadt had a match-best 47 assists and also added 10 digs in the loss for Mount Marty (3-21, 0-15 GPAC). Brooke Bennett also had 11 kills and 16 digs and Elizabeth Watchorn pitched in nine kills and 17 digs.
Dakota Wesleyan (16-13, 3-10 GPAC) travels to Dordt on Saturday.