The Tabor College volleyball team won its final two regular-season games to finish second in the KCAC behind Ottawa with a 20-2 record, 23-8 overall.
York—Tabor swept the Panthers Saturday to end the regular season. The Bluejays’ hitting percentage increased with each set.
Tabor gutted out a 25-23 win in Set 1, hitting .267 with 19 kills. Neither team led by more than three. Tabor built a 7-4 lead only to see York claim it, 9-7. Late in the set, York led 22-19, but Tabor burst to the finish with a 6-1 run. Amy Horner recorded three kills during that stretch.
Tabor won Set 2, 25-15, while hitting .306 with 16 kills. The Bluejays led from start to finish, jumping to a 10-0 start behind the serving of Megan Voth. Miranda Leibold recorded three kills to fuel the fire. Tabor ended the set on a 4-0 run, thanks to kills by Leibold, Horner and Kim Hockley.
The Bluejays won Set 3, 25-17, hitting .355 with 15 kills. This time, York took an early, 5-1 lead, but Tabor tied the game at 9 with a kill by Leibold. The Bluejays later turned a 12-10 deficit into a 17-12 advantage and never trailed again.
Horner led the attack with 14 kills. Voth had 27 assists. Loewen and Horner each had 10 digs.
Oklahoma Wesleyan—Tabor defeated the Eagles, 3-1 Monday. The Bluejays won Set 1, 25-21, recording a .200 hitting percentage with 10 kills. Tena Loewen had four of them.
Tabor struggled in a 25-18 Set 2 loss, managing just four kills while making eight attack errors. The Bluejays never led in the set.
Tabor rebounded with its most productive attack in a 25-22 Set 3 victory. The Bluejays hit .286 with 15 kills and polished the victory with consecutive kills by Keeley Kroeker and Amy Horner.
The Bluejays earned the win with a 25-20 victory in Set 4. Tabor hit .147 with 11 kills, including back-to-back kills by Loewen and Miranda Leibold to end the set.
Loewen led the attack with 13 kills. Megan Voth had 18 assists. Ali Jost had 20 digs.
Coming—As the No. 2 seed, Tabor was scheduled to host No. 7 University of Saint Mary Tuesday in the quarterfinal round of the KCAC tournament. The tournament will conclude Saturday. Semifinal games are scheduled for 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. The championship is set for 7 p.m.