Hanover College’s volleyball team capped its portion of the Maryville College (Tenn.) Invitational with a pair of losses.
Hanover, now 2-2 this season, was beaten by Washington and Lee University (Va.), 25-22, 25-16, 25-22, in a morning match. Carroll University (Wis.) handled the Panthers, 13-25, 25-21, 25-19, 25-20, in a late afternoon clash.
Sophomore outside hitter Rachel Hasewinkel (Sheridan, Ind.) totaled 12 kills to lead Hanover’s attack in the battle against Washington and Lee (4-0).
Freshman outside hitter Molly Murphy (Hilliard, Ohio) had 13 assists and freshman setter Shelby Hart (Crestwood, Ky.) chipped in 11.
Senior return specialist Kylie Justus (Crawfordsville, Ind.) posted 26 digs, while junior outside hitter Taylor Miller (Indianapolis, Ind.) led the front line with two blocks.
Hanover captured the first set in its tournament finale against Carroll (3-1), but Pioneers reeled off wins in three consecutive sets to earn the match victory.
Hasewinkel tallied 18 kills, while sophomore defensive specialist Maddie Hartman (Madison, Ind.) sparked the offense with six aces and two kills from the back row.
Murphy (15) and Hart (13) combined for 28 assists in the setback.
Justus totaled 15 digs and sophomore outside hitter Rachel Regenauer (Peewee Valley, Ky.) had three total blocks to key the Panthers' defense.
Published Saturday, August 31, 2013