Anderson, Otteman all tourney as volleyball wins fifth straight, drops final

Mike Ludwig
October 23, 2004

The St. Olaf volleyball team won their fifth straight match with a third round win over Saint Mary's University, and dropped the final game of the UW-LaCrosse Invite to the host Eagles Saturday afternoon in LaCrosse, Wis.

Andrea Otteman (So., Ames, Iowa) and Rebecca Anderson (FY, Logan, Utah) were named to the all tournament team.

St. Olaf (13-13) opened the day with a four-game 31-29, 30-26, 23-30 and 30-25 win over Saint Mary's, who beat the Oles on Oct. 6 in Northfield, Minn.

UW-LaCrosse, ranked 13th in the latest AVCA poll, defeated the Oles 30-13, 30-22 and 30-19 to win the Invite. St. Olaf finished second at 3-1 in the round-robin, two-day event.

The Oles play Carleton Wednesday at West Gymnasium in Northfield, Minn. to close their 2004 MIAC Schedule. They will then travel to San Antonio, Texas for Trinity University's Invite Oct. 29-30.

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