Volleyball splits final matches; Otteman and Volstad are All-Tournament

Mike Ludwig
September 3, 2005

The St. Olaf volleyball team split their final two matches Saturday afternoon at the UW-LaCrosse Invitational in LaCrosse, Wis., defeating Saint Mary's Univ. in five games before falling to host UW-LaCrosse in three.

Andrea Otteman (Jr., Ames, Iowa) and Audrey Volstad (Jr., Hanley Falls, Minn./YME) were named to the All-Tournament team.

St. Olaf defeated Saint Mary's 24-30, 31-29, 22-30, 30-27 and 15-9 in the first game of the afternoon.

It was the second five-game win in the event for the Oles, who beat Luther in five in the first match Friday.

Host UW-LaCrosse downed the Oles in straight games, 30-19, 30-26, 30-19 in the finale.

St. Olaf plays in the Augsburg Invitational in Minneapolis Friday. The Oles open with Macalester at 4 p.m.

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