September 13, 2012

Sabres Clip Falcons to Remain Unbeaten in NAC

MEQUON, Wis. (SabreAthletics.com) – The Marian University women's volleyball team dominated the match, winning all three sets, 25-19, 25-15 and 28-26, against Concordia University Wisconsin this evening, Sept. 13. The Sabres improve to 7-5 overall and 2-0 in the Northern Athletics Conference.

Anna Smit led all scorers, with six kills while Kathryn Braunling added eight and Aileen Maier chipped in with six. Katie Reimer dished out 35 assists while adding 15 digs.

In the first set, the Sabres and Falcons remained tied 18-18, then Marian turned it on, taking the set 25-19. Errors hurt the Falcons as the committed 13 in the first set alone.

In the second set, Marian scored the first point and never looked back. After a kill from Kathryn Braunling making the score 14-12, the Sabres would score the next seven, straight points forcing the Falcons to take a timeout. Little would amount to the timeout as Sabres would take route winning the set 25-15.

Marian would be challenged in the third set as it found itself trailing through most of the set. The Sabres would make a come back, however, after once trailing 18-13. They would tie the score at 26-26 before going on to win in extra points, 28-26.

Marian hit .154 as a team while the Falcons hit just .014 and committed 29 errors to just 31 kills.

The Sabres now take a break until September 19th when they will host Lawrence University at 7 pm.