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Royals spoil finale, top Ole volleyball team in three

Mike Ludwig
November 1, 2013

NORTHFIELD, Minn. - Bethel University defeated the St. Olaf volleyball team in three sets -- 25-22, 25-23, 25-22 -- on Friday night in the season finale for each team.

Maggie Prunty had a team-best 15 kills while hitting .448 for St. Olaf (8-20, 1-10 MIAC) in the loss. Abby Slack had 17 digs while Prunty added 13.

Carlee Hoppe had 17 and Nicole Ackatz 15 kills to pace Bethel (14-15, 5-6 MIAC).

St. Olaf hit .410 in the first set, but committed three service errors. Trailing 14-10 in the final set, the Oles went on a 9-6 run to get within one, at 20-19 and again at 21-20. Bethel then had a pair of kills from Hoppe and another from Ackatz down the stretch to pick up the set victory and sweep.

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