Volleyball Drops Straight Sets to Heidelberg

The Defiance College volleyball team traveled to Tiffin, Ohio, Tuesday to play in nonconference action against Heidelberg. Unfortunately, the Jackets lost in three straight sets to the Student Princes. The Yellow Jackets started the night in a 2-5 deficit, but with kills from Marissa Windau and Jenni Davis, the Jackets found themselves up 8-7. At that point, it was all Heidelberg with an 18-5 point run and Defiance losing the first set 25-12.

The second set was a battle between Defiance and Heidelberg as the Jackets came out strong with a 4-2 lead. The Student Princes scored a couple point to take the lead, but the Jackets quickly turned that around taking an 11-9 lead. Despite kills from Morgan Porter and Emma Seitz, Heidelberg took the lead and ran away to a 20-25 win in set two.

Set three started well for the Jackets with kills from Jenni Davis to help Defiance to a 4-3 lead. The Student Princes quickly bounced back and ran away with the lead to win the third set 25-13.

Marissa Windau lead the Jackets with 9 kills and Madison Hollis finished the day with 25 assists. Jaidyn Patridge lead the back row with a total of 21 digs, with Abby Cronin adding 11 digs. The Yellow Jackets will be back in action at Ohio Christian this Saturday the 16th.

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