Volleyball vanquishes the Vulcans

Eagles defeat Hawaii Hilo three sets to none.


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Senior outside hitter Madison Beebe sends the ball over the net.

Caleb Crawley, Sports Editor

Biola’s women’s volleyball team completed a second straight sweep against Hawaii Hilo three sets to none on Saturday. The win against Hawaii Hilo improved the Eagles’ conference record to 12-5 and 15-9 overall. 


Biola led UHH in every scoring statistical category by a wide margin. The Eagles recorded 37 kills, five aces and 33 assists through the three sets. In every set, the Eagles recorded double-digit kills and maintained at least a .416 hitting percentage throughout the match. 

The Eagles opened up the first set on a seven-point run, setting the early tone on offense. Biola recorded an ace, two kills and two blocks while UHH committed four blocking errors en route to a victory for the visiting team. 

Biola’s offense strung together three separate runs of four points or more in the third set, winning 25-11 to complete the sweep. 

The Eagles’ defense recorded seven blocks in the match and featured five Eagles with at least one block. Middle blockers Gracie Guy and Abigail Copeland led the defensive effort with three blocks each. 

Senior outside hitter Madison Beebe anchored the offense, contributing 11 kills with a .400 hitting percentage and committing only a single error. 

The Eagles return home from Hawaii to face the Academy of Art on Friday at 5 p.m. at Chase Gymnasium. 

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