RICHMOND, Ind.-Six sets and two sweeps mark the end of the day for Earlham women's volleyball after two matches for homecoming.
Earlham's defense outmatched their competitors and made their offenses ineffective. The highest hitting percentage Waynesburg had in a set against the Quakers was .171, while the highest Central State had was .000. Sarah Dickman lead the team in digs against Waynesburg with 12 while Megan Hedinger was the leader in the Quaker's competition against Central State with 11.
The difference maker of the night was the way the Quakers served the ball. There where a combined 16 services aces in both matches. Rafaella Shima lead the team in aces, recording six alone against Waynesburg followed by Sydney Ameluxen who tallied four between the two matches.
It was all-team effort offensively and and the Quakers outmatched eached opponent significantly. Earlham had 43 kills against Central State compared to their 17, and 48 against Waynesburg against compared to theor 26. The Quakers kept their errors to a minimum, making each team earn their points.
Against Waynesburg, sets one through three ended 25-23, 25-20, and 30-28, respectively. In the match against Central State the sets ended 25-14,24-17, and 25-22 in favor of Earlham.
Women's volleyball will be back on the court on Wednesday, September 26 at Denison starting at 7:00pm.
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