Volleyball wins third in a row in close decision

Ben Hande
October 1, 2004

The St. Olaf Volleyball team won their second-round match at the Simpson College Invitational in Iowa Friday night over Fontbonne in five games. The win was the Oles third consecutive victory.

Danica Finseth (Jr., Chatfield, Minn./Chosen Valley)and Andrea Otteman (So., Ames, Iowa) each connected for an impressive 18 kills, while Audrey Volstad contributed 60 assists.

It was the Oles second five-game match of the tournament, losing the first two games 27-30, 19-30, but winning the final three 30-21, 30-12 and 15-13, boosting their overall record to 7-8.

St. Olaf wraps up the tournament Saturday against St. Ambrose at 12:15 p.m. and Simpson College at 2:30 p.m.

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

Simpson Invite, 1st Round
St. Olaf 27 19 30 30 15
Fontbonne 30 30 21 12 13