Written by Katie Morford Tuesday, 18 September 2012 14:32
The Tabor volleyball team suffered a disappointing loss in four sets to Friends University on the road Thursday in their second conference match.
The Bluejays fall to 5-4 overall with a 1-1 KCAC record.
Tabor fought hard in the first game but lost in extra points, 24-26. They battled back in the second set to claim a double-digit victory, 25-15.
But the Falcons weren’t done yet, roaring back for back-to-back wins in sets three and four (25-23, 25-20).
Juniors Katie and Jessie Vogts teamed up for the offensive edge, recording 18 and 17 kills, respectively. Sophomore Courtney Erwin also hit doubles with 11 kills, while junior setter Hollister Wolf had 52 assists to help Tabor to 61 kills and a .264 hitting average.
Sophomore Amy Jo Maphet put up a tremendous effort for the Bluejay defense, earning a game and season-high 32 digs to gain her KCAC Libero of the Week honors.
Katie Vogts made double digits defensively as well, recording 13 digs, while senior Abbey Burns and Wolf added 11 and nine digs, respectively. Freshman Katelin Horstick dominated at the net with five blocks. Erwin added three blocks.
Coming up—The Bluejays were scheduled to travel to Salina, Kan., Monday to take on top-ranked KCAC rival Kansas Wesleyan University.