In the second match of the day Brescia would square off against Grace College. With a win under their belt the Lady Bearcats where looking to continue playing strong. Brescia would take the first set 25-22. But the Lancers would respond strong and take set two 25-14. With the match even at one set apiece the Lady Bearcats would respond and hold off the Lancers 27-25 and take a 2-1 lead in the match.
Again, Grace College would respond strong and easily take the fourth set 25-15. The Lady Bearcats would come out in the fifth set and take the lead at the side change 8-7. But in a back and forth battle the Lancers would get the final push and take the fifth set 15-10 and win the match 3-2.
"This was a great match for us to start the season. I think we played hard and learned a lot from this." (Coach Forbes)
The Lady Bearcats were led by sophomore middle hitter Tonya Tivitt, who recorded 17 kills on only 26 attempts and only had two errors. (.577) Tivitt also had three digs, two solo blocks and two block assists.
Helping Tivitt was Ungerer (11), N. Jones (10), Hayes (8) and Porter (6). "We were very balanced on the offensive side, this is what we need to become a complete team." (Coach Forbes)
Rhiannon Ungerer led the team in digs with a career high 42 digs. Also, helping keep the Bearcats in the match was Logsdon (30), and N. Jones (28)
The Bearcats fall to 1-1 on the season.