Written by Katie Morford Tuesday, 23 October 2012 14:34
The Tabor volleyball team defeated NCAA Division II?school Southern Nazarene University Friday in five games just days after its biggest conference victory yet in an Oct. 15 contest with Friends University.
After the Bluejays’ big week, they improved to 7-6 and fifth place in the KCAC with an overall record of 12-9.
Southern Nazarene—It went to the wire Saturday, but Tabor but pulled out the five-game win (16-25, 25-23, 25-22, 22-25, 15-12).
Katie Vogts and Jessica Wollenberg powered the Bluejay offense with 17 and 14 kills, respectively. Katelin Horstick added eight kills, helped by junior setter Hollister Wolf, who had 40 assists to set up Tabor’s 47 match kills.
Wolf and Amy Jo Maphet led the Bluejay defense with 16 digs apiece, helped by eight digs from Whitney Maple. Horstick recorded a team-high six blocks, with Wollenberg, Courtney Erwin and Daniele Wendland contributing three blocks each.
Friends—The Bluejays got their chance at redemption in Monday night’s rematch with Friend, and took it with a stunning three-game sweep (25-15, 25-21, 25-23).
Katie Vogts and Jessie Vogts each had double-digits kills with 13 and 11, respectively. Jessica Wollenberg added eight kills and Katelin Horstick six. Tabor posted a whopping 43 kills off of 39 assists from setter Hollister Wolf.
Amy Jo Maphet set the defense with 14 digs; Katie Vogts added 10.
Coming—The Bluejays were scheduled to compete at Bethany College Monday, before hosting Bethel College Wednesday. They will host Sterling College Oct. 29.