VOLLEYBALL AT OTTERBEIN INV.

Volleyball clinches First Round OAC home contest

Volleyball clinches First Round OAC home contest

The Muskingum volleyball team came out of the Anne C. Steele Center victorious on Saturday afternoon as they hosted a Tri-Match that featured Ohio Athletic Conference foe John Carroll and non-conference opponent Denison on Senior Day. Muskingum swept John Carroll in straight sets, 3-0 (25-16, 25-10, 25-9) and clinched the fourth seed in the OAC Tournament. The Muskies will host the fifth seed Heidelberg on Tuesday, October 31 at 7:00 p.m. in the opening round of the OAC Tournament. Muskingum also defeated Denison in four sets, 3-1 (25-20, 23-25, 25-22, 25-14).

The Basics

  • Muskingum now stands at 20-5 overall and 6-3 in the OAC. 
  • John Carroll finished the season at 6-24 overall, 2-7 in the OAC.
  • Denison finished the regular season at 12-14 overall.
  • The Muskies host Heidelberg in the opening round of the OAC Tournament on Tuesday, October 31 at 7:00 p.m. for a BlackOut. All Muskie fans are encouraged to wear black to the game.

Notables

How It Happened

  • The Muskies swept past John Carroll in straight sets, 3-0 (25-16, 25-10, 25-9) and won in four sets against Denison (25-20, 23-25, 25-22, 25-14).
  • Taylour Fatheree led the net attack with 24 kills and pounded in a team-best nine total blocks.
  • Brooke Fatheree contributed 23 kills, 36 digs, and created five service aces.
  • Chloe Brandewie chipped in 21 kills and smacked down eight total blocks.
  • Erin Dickson tossed in 45 assists and 22 digs.
  • Laura Hill added 23 assists.
  • Courtney Nestoff led the backline with 41 digs.
  • Shelbie Wiseman tallied 19 digs and produced four service aces.
  • Laura Hill added 23 assists.
  • As a team, Muskingum held John Carroll to a zero hitting percentage, while MU finished with a .390.
  • The Muskie squad played an error-free second set against John Carroll. Muskingum finished the match with just eight errors, while John Carroll finished with 24.
  • MU finished with 89 team digs against Denison, the second highest on the season.
  • Muskingum was a blocking machine today as they tallied 10 total blocks as a team against Denison, the second highest this season.