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Volleyball suffers first loss, rebounds in second round

Mike Ludwig
September 12, 2008

ST. JOSEPH, Minn. - The College of Saint Benedict dealt St. Olaf its first volleyball loss on Friday afternoon before the Oles rebounded with a three-set win over Bethany Lutheran in the nightcap.

Saint Ben's won in straight sets - 26-24, 25-21 and 25-16 - led by Chelsie Sobieck's 12 kills.

Jess Levin was the only player in double digits for kills with ten for the Oles, who hit a season-low .025 in the loss.

St. Olaf coasted to a 25-15, 25-13 and 25-18 win over Bethany Lutheran in the second round.

The Oles played 13 players in the victory and held Bethany to a -.110 hitting percentage.

St. Olaf finishes the tournament, its third in as many weekends, with matches against Hamline and Wis.-Eau Claire tomorrow.

Contact media relations specialist Mike Ludwig at (507) 786-3834 or ludwigm@stolaf.edu.