Volleyball just short in third place game

Mike Ludwig
September 11, 2004

The St. Olaf volleyball team was clipped by UW-Eau Claire in five games in the third place game of the 23rd annual Augsburg Invitational in Minneapolis Saturday afternoon.

The Blugolds closed the match with a 15-12 win in game five.

Ashley Dennis, the Oles lone representative on the all-tournament team, had 15 digs to lead St. Olaf.

In the first game, the Oles cruised to a 30-32, 30-27, 30-19, 30-20 win over Augsburg. St. Olaf has split each of the four tournament days it has played in.

The Oles and Auggies meet again on Wed., Sept. 29.

St. Olaf opens MIAC play on Wednesday when they travel to St. Paul to play Macalester at 7:30 p.m.

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

THIRD ROUND
St. Olaf (4-3) def. Augsburg (3-5) 30-32, 30-27, 30-19, 30-20.

AUGSBURG:
Kills -- Kristy Larson 13, Sarah Bradley 9, Linnea Evans 9.
Assists -- Alexis Johnson 36.
Blocks -- Billie Painschab 3 (1 solo), Kristy Larson 2 (1 solo).
Service Aces -- Alexis Johnson 3, Courtney Isakson 2, Tina Quick 2.
Digs -- Tina Quick 20, Linnea Evans 15, Sarah Bradley 13.

ST. OLAF:
Kills -- Andrea Otteman 18, Danica Finseth 16, Jillian Dalen 13.
Assists -- Audrey Volstad 57.
Blocks -- Danica Finseth 3.
Service Aces -- Jillian Dalen 3.
Digs -- Tre Versteeg 23, Ashley Dennis 19, Andrea Otteman 16.

THIRD-PLACE MATCH:
Wisconsin-Eau Claire (7-2) def. St. Olaf (4-4) 30-24, 29-31, 31-29, 23-30, 15-12

ST. OLAF:
Kills --.Ashley Dennis 17, Andrea Otteman 15, Danica Finseth 14
Assists --.Audrey Volstad 44
Blocks --. Rebecca Anderson 7, Audrey Volstad 3
Service Aces --. Danica Finseth 2, Andrea Otteman 2, Jillian Dalen 2
Digs --. Ashley Dennis 15, Tremaine Versteeg 14, Audrey Volstad 14
WISCONSIN-EAU CLAIRE: Kills --. Jenny Wolter 17, Becca Caustensen 16, Molly Menard 14 Assists -- . Carly Freiborg 58 Blocks --. Jenny Wolter 11, Jessica Groh 11 Service Aces --. Laura Voith 4, Carly Freiborg 2 Digs --.Shanna Berger 18, Lindsay Anderson 15