Eagles Serve Lady Mustangs First Conference Loss
September 21, 2013
LA MIRADA, Calif. – On Tuesday, The Master’s College volleyball team learned it was ranked 22nd on the Tachikara-NAIA Volleyball Coaches’ Top 25 Poll.
TMC also learned its next opponent, Biola, was ranked third.
And while The Master’s College/Biola showdown was in the running to be named as the NAIA Volleyball Game of the Week, Saturday’s road match weighed in favor of Biola from the start as the Eagles soared over the Lady Mustangs 3-1.
After dropping the first two sets (19-25, 15-24), the Lady Mustangs answered back in the third frame by taking the Eagles 25-19. Unfortunately, TMC dropped the fourth set at 25-10, concluding the match at 1-3.
The Lady Mustangs' 2013 record now sits at 10-3, 0-1 in conference play.
Statistically, Sam Dougherty (Madera, CA) and Ashley Newton (Henderson, NV) each posted eight kills, Aubrey Bekendam (Orland, CA) tallied 30 assists, while Rebecca Peluffo (La Crescenta, CA) chipped in 30 digs. Collectively, the Lady Mustangs earned 42 kills, 34 assists, and 54 digs.
Looking to bag their first Golden State Athletic Conference victory, the Lady Mustangs will travel to Fullerton on Tuesday, September 24, to take on Hope International University. First serve is scheduled for 7:00 p.m.