Briar Cliff Volleyball swept by Concordia

Briar Cliff Volleyball swept by Concordia
October 15th, 2021 | Jeff Axtell


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10/16/2021 | 7:30 PM

The Briar Cliff Women’s volleyball team fell to Concordia in three straight sets Friday night (16-25, 19-25, 20-25).

The Chargers were competitive in set one trailing 13-14 in the first half of the set before giving up a five-point swing to give Concordia momentum. Concordia would outscore the Cliff 11-3 to take the Set 25-16.  Toria Andre had three kills for the Chargers in the set.

In set two, Concordia kept the momentum shooting out to a 17-9 lead against the Cliff. The Chargers went on a 4-1 run to inch closer, but it was not enough as the Bulldogs took the set 25-19.  Abbie EricsonChloe Johnson, and Andre both contributed three kills in the set.

The Cliff tried to claw back into the match trailing the Bulldogs 17-18 in the third set. The Bulldogs went on a 3-0 run shortly after and outscored the Cliff 7-3 to close out the match point.

Andre led the Cliff in kills with nine, followed by Johnson and Sami Wasmund with five.  Jaice Johnson produced the Chargers lone ace, while Maureen Imrie tallied 15 assists. Madilyn Wagaman was not far behind with 12 assists. Tannah Heath and Abbey Jones shared a team high 10 digs.

Concordia was led by Erica Heinzerling with 13 kills and Tara Callahan who had a game high 42 assists.  Camryn Opfer produced 16 digs while Kennedy VanScoy and Cassidy Knust both had a service ace.

The Cliff falls to 7-14 overall (1-9 GPAC) and will look to rebound against Midland Saturday at 6:30 PM in the Newman Flanagan Center.    


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