Story by sports information student assistant Victoria Kabungulu
TERRE HAUTE, Ind. - The Earlham College volleyball team fell to Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology 25-14, 25-23, 25-21 in Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference (HCAC) action on Tuesday evening.
The Fightin' Engineers took the first set coming through strong at .323 attack percentage while the Quakers came in with a .091 clip. However, as the game progressed, Earlham seemed to redeem itself in the third set as the Quakers hit .200 compared to .140 for the hosts.
Earlham tallied 64 digs as a team compared to 60 for Rose-Hulman. Sophomores Megan Hedinger and Denisha Mataia led the way with 18 digs each. Freshman setter Lauren Jackson dished out 31 assists while sophmore Skylar Muckway had 11 kills.
Rose-Hulman featured a balanced attack as three Engineers finished with seven kills.
Earlham will return to action on Monday for a 7 p.m. match at St. Mary-of-the-Woods College.