Volleyball loses last two at Simpson Invite; Finseth named all-tournament team

Ben Hande
October 2, 2004

The Ole volleyball team lost its final two games of the Simpson Invitational on Sunday in Indianola, Iowa against St. Ambrose and Simpson College.

St. Olaf went five games with St. Ambrose losing 27-30, 30-26, 27-30, 30-28, and 15-11. Danica Finseth (Jr., Chatfield, Minn./ Chosen Valley)contributed 16 kills followed closely by Rebecca Anderson's (FY, Logan, Utah) 15.

The Oles were swept by Simpson College 23-30, 25-30 and 28-30 in the final round, with Danica Finseth once again leading the Oles with 10 kills in the match.

Finseth was named to the all-tournament team with an impressive 66 kills on the weekend, sparked by her 22 kills in the Ole's win against Wartburg in the first round of the tourney.

Next up for Ole volleyball is a home match against St. Mary's at 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday in Skoglund Center.

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

Simpson Invite, 3rd Round
St. Olaf 27 30 27 30 11
St. Ambrose 30 26 30 28 15

Simpson Invite, 4th Round
St. Olaf 23 25 28
Simpson 30 30 30