Volleyball adds to their win streak

The Eagles sweep Hawaii Hilo, 3-0.

Natalie Hernandez, Sports Editor

On Friday night, volleyball returned to Chase Gymnasium for their fifth home game in a row to take on the University of Hawaii at Hilo Vulcans. The Eagles continued their reign of victory sweeping the Vulcans, 3-0.

Biola ended the night with 44 kills, 52 digs, four aces and seven blocks. Redshirt sophomore outside hitter Madison Beebe led the Eagles, totaling 17 kills. Redshirt freshman middle blocker Dani Bryant followed with nine kills and five blocks and getting the most digs on friday night was graduate student libero Sami Hover.

SETTING THE STAGE

The Eagles scored the first point of the first set and the Vulcans quickly responded with two points of their own. The start of the first set was back and forth between the two teams. Biola went on a seven-point run, putting the Eagles at an eight-point advantage. The Vulcans were unable to catch up and the Eagles soared to victory for set one, 25-12.

VICTORY OVER THE VULCANS

Set two was an even exchange as both teams tied the game nine times. In the end the Eagles pulled ahead, defeating the Vulcans 25-21. To start off the third set Biola had a six-point run, gaining a six-point lead. The Vulcans made an effort to catch up but were left in the dust, leading the Eagles to a victory, 25-17 and sweeping the Vulcans overall 3-0.

Biola (14-7 overall, 10-3 conference) will return home for a back to back match against Dominican University of California on Nov. 4 at 5 and 7 p.m. Footage from today’s match is available on the Biola Athletics website.

 

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