Volleyball takes tough loss against Chaminade

Biola loses 3-1 against the Chaminade University Silverswords.

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Volleyball takes tough loss against Chaminade

Volleyball falls short to Chaminade University at home.

Volleyball falls short to Chaminade University at home.

Andres Ramirez // THE CHIMES

Volleyball falls short to Chaminade University at home.

Andres Ramirez // THE CHIMES

Andres Ramirez // THE CHIMES

Volleyball falls short to Chaminade University at home.

Vanessa Morales, Freelance Writer

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The Biola Eagles hosted the Chaminade University Silverswords Saturday morning. This was their second meet against the Silverswords as they looked to add another win since Wednesday’s game versus Hawaii Pacific. They couldn’t come out with a win, losing 3-1.

In the first set, Biola lost footing in their momentum, as errors became their Achilles’ heel. Chaminade had the upper hand in leading the game in hitting percentage and kills. Biola fell short in the first set and lost 21-25. 

The Eagles had shown their motivation to strike a win coming into the second set. A marginal lead to start the set, Biola made strides to be prominent in their hitting percentage and blocking. The Eagles lead the game with a .180 hitting percentage and had 12 blocking assists. Biola won the second set, 25-17. 

Set three of the game, the Silverswords fought to win 25-15. The Eagles rallied to regain their place in the game, they put up good numbers as they had 93 total attacks and 32 digs. Their efforts to regain a win was overshadowed by the Silverswords. 

The Eagles had increased their numbers with 124 total attacks and 45 digs and led with 16 blocks. Sami Hover led the game with 18 digs. Biola losses this match 22-25 and lost the game 3-1. 

SIDE OUT

“It was just a really competitive mindset,” said junior libero Sami Hover. Their tough opponents had gotten the better of them and had rallied out their second win against Biola over the last two seasons. “Were just hoping to win out and just finish strong, play the game I know we can play.” 

“They just put a lot of pressure on us,” Coach Aaron Seltzer said. “Sometimes they work, and in the end, they didn’t.” 

Biola will play against Point Loma University on Wednesday night at 7 p.m. at Chase Gymnasium.