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Briar Cliff
Concordia University
Volleyball - Sat, Sep. 30, 2017

The Briar Cliff women's volleyball team snapped its four game losing streak with a 3-1 (18-25, 25-18, 25-23, 25-17) win over Concordia this evening in Seward, Nebraska. The Chargers moved to 12-4 overall and 3-4 in the GPAC with the win, while the Bulldogs dropped to 5-13 overall and 0-8 in league play.

BC outhit CNC .238 to .224 at the clip. The Chargers accumulated 52 kills and 18 errors on 143 attacks, compared to the Bulldogs earning 51 kills and 18 errors on 147 attempts. The Cliff edged Concordia in assists (50-47) and digs (68-62). The Bulldogs out-blocked the Chargers (9.0-6.0) and both teams had seven service aces.

Keely Woods led the Blue and gold in kills with 19, trailed by Emily Sanburg with 13 K's. Kiaya Alderson had eight kills and Courtney Schafer added six. Laura Barry was the best setter with 27 assists, trailed by Delaney Meyer with 22 helpers. Breanne Hankins paced the defense with 16 digs, followed by Brooklyn Tolliver with 13 digs and Katie Berg with 12. Olivia Tomlin piled up four blocks (one solo, three assisted). Tolliver and Barry led the team in service aces with two apiece.

Annie Friesen was the best attacker for CNC with 10 kills, trailed by Emmie Noyd with nine K's and Tara Callahan and Jenna Habegger each with eight terminations. Callahan quarterbacked the Bulldog offense with 37 assists, while Jenna Eller led the defense with 14 digs. Noyd and Friesen shared the team-lead in blocks with four each (all assisted). Alex La Plant and Emma Brand each had a team-high three service aces.

The Chargers will now turn their attention to Lancers. Briar Cliff and Mount Marty will square off at 7:30 p.m. in the Newman Flanagan Center on Tuesday night.

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