No. 1 Calvin 3, Kalamazoo 0
KALAMAZOO, Mich. -- Top-ranked Calvin improved to 16-0 overall and to 8-0 in the MIAA with a 25-13, 25-21, 25-18 win at Kalamazoo on Tuesday night.
Calvin breezed through set one, hitting at a .485 clip but then ran into a stubborn-minded Kalamazoo squad in set two as the Hornets led 15-12. Calvin rallied to go up 20-16 but a 5-2 Kalamazoo run allowed the Hornets to creep to within a point at 22-21. Calvin claimed the next three points however, two of which came on kills by sophomore Maggie Kamp.
In set three, Calvin jumped out to a 9-1 lead and never looked back.
Maggie Kamp led Calvin offensively with 17 kills and eight digs while junior Ellie Diepersloot had 10 kills and a match-high hitting percentage of .692. Senior Kristen Zietse had 17 digs while freshman Laura Danhoff had six kills and a pair of service aces.
No. 2 Hope 3, Albion 0
ALBION, Mich. -- Second-ranked Hope rolled to its fourth consecutive win, defeating Albion on the road in three sets on Tuesday.
The Flying Dutch won 25-8, 25-14, 25-13 as they raised their overall record to 16-1 and their Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association mark to 7-1.
Junior outside hitter Jenna Grasmeyer totaled a match-high 10 kills to lead Hope. She had a .471 kill percentage, leading Hope's .312 performance as a team.
Junior middle/outside hitter Amy VanderStoep contributed six kills for the Flying Dutch, while junior outside hitter Anna Lynch had five.
Sophomore setter Lauren Hazekamp directed Hope's offense with 17 assists.
No. 5 Cal Lutheran 3, Redlands 0
REDLANDS, Calif. -– Pua Mo’okini-Oliveira and Hayley Tamagni combined for 13 kills on 25 swings with just one error as CLU breezed past Redlands 3-0 (25-22, 25-11, 25-16) Tuesday night. The Regals used 14 different players and had an attacking percentage of .344 in the victory. With the win, Cal Lutheran improved to 5-0 which is best in the Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SCIAC).
Hannah Orlandi and Tamagni led CLU with seven kills each while Kylie McLogan and Mo’okini-Oliveira had six. Allie Eason was third with five kills while Russell had three. Rounding out the attackers were Caitlin Fransen and Monica Lundgren who each notched two kills.
Jackie Russell led CLU with 27 assists while Jena Chavez had seven.
No. 9 Washington-St. Louis 3, Greenville 0
ST. LOUIS, Mo. -- Washington-St. Louis snapped Greenville's 13-match winning streak as the Bears earned a 25-22, 25-9, 25-19 win against the Panthers on Tuesday night.
Washington U. hit .243 as a team in the match, while holding Greenville to a -.021 hitting percentage. The Bears also totaled eight team blocks to four for Greenville. Jackie Nelligan led Washington U. offensively with 12 kills on 21 swings while hitting at a .571 clip.
She also accounted for seven blocks, including three solo stops. Alex Sheredy also finished in double figures with 11 kills, while Caroline Dupont added nine kills, five digs and a season-high four aces.
Sophomore Cassie Wang posted her third double-double of the season, with match-highs of 17 assists and 12 digs. Sophomore Allison Zastrow dished out 13 assists, and freshman Kalehua Katagiri recorded 10 digs.