MIAA Volleyball Week #11 Wrap-Up

MIAA Volleyball Week #11 Wrap-Up

November 11 - MIAA Athletes of the Week


Last Week's Results

 
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Date Home Score Away Score Notes Status Links
Oct. 29 Northwood 2 Alma 3 Final
Oct. 30 Trine 3 Albion * 2 Final
  Hope 3 Adrian * 0 Final
  Calvin 3 Olivet * 0 Final
  Kalamazoo 0 Saint Mary's (Ind.) * 3 Final
Nov. 01 Alma 0 Calvin * 3 Final
  Saint Mary's (Ind.) 3 Trine * 1 Senior Day Final
Nov. 02 Olivet 0 Hope * 3 Final
  Adrian 3 Kalamazoo * 0 Final
  Kalamazoo 1 Kenyon 3 Final
  Adrian 0 Kenyon 3 Final
* Conference

Next Week's Games

 
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Date Home Score Away Score Notes Status Links
Nov. 05 Trine 3 Saint Mary's (Ind.) % 1 MIAA Volleyball Tournament - First Round Final
  Alma 1 Albion 3 MIAA Volleyball Tournament - First Round Final
Nov. 08 Hope 3 Trine % 0 MIAA Volleyball Tournament - Semifinal Final
  Calvin 3 Albion % 0 MIAA Volleyball Tournament - Semifinal Final
Nov. 09 Calvin 3 Hope % 1 MIAA Volleyball Tournament - Final Final
% Post season

Around the MIAA

Adrian (6-14, 2-6)

Season complete.


Albion (16-11, 4-4)

Calvin bounced Albion from the MIAA Tournament in three sets (25-19, 25-21, 25-18) at VanNoord Arena. For the Britons: Kate Winter led the attack with 12 kills, giving her a team-high 318 for the season. Alexa Hitchko was effective in the middle of the floor, producing seven kills and four blocks. She moved into eighth place on Albion's single-season list for blocks with 83. Kelsey Gustafson, playing in her final collegiate match, also collected seven kills. She finished her career with 887 kills, fifth-most all-time at Albion Setter Grace VanDorn achieved another double-double in assists (20) and digs (10) Jenna Khoury collected 15 digs to finish with 493 in her first season as Albion's full-time libero.


Alma (17-13, 5-3)

Sara Majerle (Rockford, Mich.), Georgia Miller (Georgetown, Ky.) and Haley Novak (Midland, Mich.) were all named All-MIAA players with Majerle landing on the First Team and Miller and Novak on the Second Team. The Scots fell in four sets to Albion on Tuesday (Nov. 5) in the first round of the MIAA Tournament. Majerle had 20 kills in the loss.


No. 3 Calvin (24-2, 8-0)

Calvin won the MIAA Tournament by defeating Albion and Hope. In the semifinal game, Calvin swept Albion in three sets and beat Hope in the final in four sets. Sarah DeVries had 16 kills and 18 digs against Hope.


No. 10 Hope (22-7, 7-1)

The Flying Dutch received an at-large berth to the NCAA Division III Tournament after finishing runner-up in the MIAA Tournament. On Saturday, the Flying Dutch lost the final at Calvin in four sets. Sophomore middle hitter McKenna Otto (Wheaton, Ill.) led the team with 16 kills. Sophomore outside hitter Molly Ligon (Beverly Hills, Mich.) had 14 kills and a team-high five block assists. On Friday, Hope defeated Trine in the semifinals in three sets. Molly Ligon's 13 kills and five blocks topped the Flying Dutch.


Kalamazoo (13-16, 0-8)

Season complete.


Olivet (14-12, 2-6)

Season complete.


Saint Mary's (13-16, 3-5)

The Belles' season came to a close in a 3-1 loss to third-seeded Trine in the opening round of the MIAA Tournament last Tuesday. Nicole Lukens led the Belles with 17 kills and added 12 digs in the final match of her career for her 20th double-double of the season. Megan Collantes added a double-double of her own with 13 kills and 11 digs. Brittney Tarkanyi shared match-high honors with 19 digs.


Trine (18-13, 5-3)

The Thunder advanced to the semifinals of the MIAA Tournament with a 3-1 victory over Saint Mary's. In the semifinals, Hope was too much for the Trine as they bowed out of the MIAA Volleyball Tournament following a 3-0 loss.


 

2019 MIAA Volleyball Standings


  Conference Overall
GP Record Win % PF PA GP Record Win % PF PA Last 10 Streak
Calvin 8 8-0 1.000 24 0   30 27-3 0.900 85 15 8-2 Lost 1
Hope 8 7-1 0.875 21 3   32 24-8 0.750 78 38 7-3 Lost 1
Trine 8 5-3 0.625 16 16   31 18-13 0.581 61 60 5-5 Lost 1
Alma 8 5-3 0.625 17 14   30 17-13 0.567 59 56 5-5 Lost 2
Albion 8 4-4 0.500 16 16   27 16-11 0.593 53 46 4-6 Lost 1
Saint Mary's (Ind.) 8 3-5 0.375 11 17   29 13-16 0.448 49 58 5-5 Lost 1
Olivet 8 2-6 0.250 10 19   26 14-12 0.538 52 46 3-7 Lost 2
Adrian 8 2-6 0.250 10 19   20 6-14 0.300 27 45 2-8 Lost 1
Kalamazoo 8 0-8 0.000 3 24   29 13-16 0.448 52 57 3-7 Lost 4