Brescia University Women's volleyball played host this Saturday for a River States quad match. In the Bearcats first game they would face off against the Bears of West Virginia Tech. The Lady Bearcats knew how important today's games were in helping them secure a spot in the conference tournament in November.
In a very competitive match the Lady Bearcats would come out on top winning the match in three sets 25-22, 25-22 and 25-20. "This was a great match for us, we lost to them last year and we knew that if we had any chance to make the conference tournament we needed this win" (Coach Forbes)
The Lady Bearcats were led by sophomore outside hitter Natalie Jones who recorded 13 kills. Helping Jones was Hayes (9) and Ungerer who had 8 kills on 16 attempts with no errors hitting a blistering .500 for the match.
Helping the Bearcats keep the ball in play was freshman libero Kristin Logsdon who 17 digs. She wasn't the only one keeping the ball up Ungerer added 11, Jones had 10, and Buckner added 5.
In the second match of the day the Lady Bearcats faced Rio Grande in the final match of the day. The Lady Bearcats would once again take the win in just three sets. 25-22, 25-29, and 25-17.
The Bearcats were led by Ungerer with 12 kills and helping score was Freshman Cassidy Thielen (8), Hayes (8), and Tivitt (7).
Again leading the charge on the defensive side was Logsdon who had 15 digs. Also keeping the point alive was Thielen (12), Ungerer (9), and Buckner (5).
"I am so proud of how we fought today. It wasn't pretty, but we got the job done. Now we have to get refocused and get ready for I.U. South." (Coach Forbes)
The Lady Bearcats are now 12-8 overall and 4-1 in the RSC.
Next up for the Bearcats is I.U. Southeast on Tuesday October 3rd.