Calvin Volleyball Claims Victory Over Kenyon and DePauw at MIAA/NCAC Challenge

Calvin Volleyball Claims Victory Over Kenyon and DePauw at MIAA/NCAC Challenge

LANSING, Mich. - The No. 2 Calvin women's volleyball team finished the MIAA/NCAC Challenge with a 3-0 record, defeating Kenyon and DePauw on Saturday by 3-0 scores.

On Friday night, Calvin toppled eighth-ranked Wittenberg in a three-set match.

Calvin (6-0) kept up the momentum on Saturday afternoon at the Aim High Sports Complex, defeating Kenyon 25-14, 25-15, 25-16.

Calvin hit .344 as a team in the win over Kenyon (2-4) including .414 in the opening set. Freshman Maria Bos (Grand Rapids, Mich./Grand Rapids Christian HS) had six kills, 11 digs and a pair of service aces. Freshman Heidi Westra (Clarendon Hills, Il./Timothy Christian HS) had seven kills and hit .312. Junior McKenna Covey (Costa Mesa, Ca./Estancia HS) tallied six kills. Freshman Grace Selman (Naperville, Il./Naperville North HS)) amassed a career-high 19 assists while sophomore Anna Schriemer (Vicksburg, Mich./Vicksburg HS) had 18 assists. Freshman Aubrey Wrubel (Jenison, Mich./Jenison HS) chipped in with 12 digs and four service aces.

The Knights then came back to down DePauw (3-3) 25-18, 25-14, 25-22. Calvin hit .333 in the match including .471 in the opening set.

Senior Sarah DeVries (Grand Rapids, Mich./Northpointe Christian HS) had 16 kills and 16 assists along with a .481 attack percentage. Schriemer tossed out 23 assists. Sophomore Grace Kellogg (Belleville, Mich./Plymouth Christian Academy) had seven kills and seven digs. Westra and Covey contributed six kills apiece with Covey picking up four block assists and Westra three.

COACHES QUOTE: "I first wanted to thank the MIAA for hosting and putting on a terrific event," said Calvin women's volleyball coach Amber Warners. "We are very grateful for the time and effort that was put into making this tournament a success. For our team, this weekend was a positive one. It was a positive weekend because we had so many contributions both on and off the court by our entire roster of players. To push through three matches in a short span of time takes teammwork and I thought we had that going this weekend. We still had much room for improvement but we are headed in the right direction."

NEXT UP: Calvin will travel to Messiah College for a Friday/Saturday tournament next weekend in Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania. While there, Calvin will face host Messiah, nationally-ranked Christopher Newport and Cabrini.