St. Olaf def. Hannibal-LaGrange 3-0 (Box) | St. Olaf def. Judson 3-0 (Box)

Volleyball picks up first wins of 2012

Mike Ludwig
September 7, 2012

La CROSSE, Wis. - The St. Olaf volleyball team defeated Hannibal LaGrange 25-15, 25-9 and 25-14 on Friday evening for the team's first win of 2012, and followed suit with a three-set victory over Judson University in the nightcap.

St. Olaf def. Hannibal LaGrange 25-15, 25-9, 25-14
Melissa Burch and Kelly Heissel had nine kills each as the Oles swept the match for their first win of the fall. St. Olaf hit a season-best .325 while limiting Hannibal LaGrange to -.037.

In the first set, St. Olaf broke a 15-15 tie and closed the set on a 10-0 run. The Oles never trailed in each of the final two sets.

St. Olaf def. Judson University 25-22, 25-16, 25-22
Heissel had 12 and Burch 11 as the Oles won their second straight. Kersten Bork had 32 set assists as St. Olaf hit .312.

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