Top 10 Roundup
No. 3 St. Thomas (Minn.) upended; No. 2 Hope wins
No. 2 Hope 3, Trine 0
ANGOLA, Ind. -- Junior Jenna Grasmeyer and second-ranked Hope served up its seventh consecutive win on Wednesday, sweeping Trine on the road 25-14, 25-20, 25-19.
The Flying Dutch improved to 19-1 overall and 9-1 in Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association play.
Grasmeyer, an outside hitter, totaled a match-high nine kills. She finished with a team-high .533 kill percentage.
Hope also received seven kills apiece from senior middle hitter Courtney Earles and junior outside hitter Anna Lynch.
Freshman Alexis Thompson served five aces, while sophomore setter Lauren Hazekamp collected 30 assists.
Concordia-Moorhead 3, No. 3 St. Thomas (Minn.) 2
ST. PAUL, Minn. -- St. Thomas (Minn.) dug an early hole, stormed back to force a fifth set, but eventually dropped a 3-2 decision to Concordia-Moorhead on Wednesday night in MIAC play.
The Cobbers prevailed 25-23, 25-18, 16-25, 12-25, 15-13.
Concordia-Moorhead (15-7 overall, 6-0 MIAC) improved to 4-1 this season in five-set matches. Senior Kayla Hampton had 15 kills and hit .464 for Concordia.
The Tommies (18-2, 5-1) had three long match win streaks halted -- 34 at home, 20 versus conference opponents and 18 in a row this season.
They fall into a tie for third place in the MIAC behind 6-0 co-leaders Augsburg and Concordia.