Playing for sole control of third place in the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference, the Hanover College volleyball was unable to hold off the College of Mount St. Joseph (Ohio), losing 25-22, 25-20, 27-25.
With the loss, the Panthers move to fourth place in the Heartland Conference with a 5-3, record, while Mount St. Joseph improves to 6-2.
The Lions kept the Hanover front line busy, as the team tallied five solo blocks and 14 block assists. Playing the front line, sophomore middle hitter Maggie Huffer (Indianapolis, Ind.) had a match-high three solo blocks and five block assists to accompany three kills.
Classmate Rachel Regenauer (Pewee Valley, Ky.) added six kills, two solo blocks and two block assists from the outside hitter position.
Sophomore Rachel Hasewinkel (Sheridan, Ind.) led the Panthers with seven kills, along with two services aces and two block assists.
Sophomore Maddie Hartman (Madison, Ind.) tallied ten digs from her defensive specialist position.
The Panthers are now 14-14 on the season, while Mount St. Joseph improves to 15-16.
Published Wednesday, October 30, 2013