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Saints Defeat No. 19 ONU and Case Western Reserve

Saints Defeat No. 19 ONU and Case Western Reserve

(ADA, Ohio) – The Thomas More women's volleyball team went 2-0 today (Friday, August 31, 2018) on the first day of the 40th Annual Ohio Northern University Invitational at the ONU Sports Center in Ada, Ohio.  The Saints defeated 19th-ranked Ohio Northern, 3-2, and Case Western Reserve University, 3-1.

OHIO NORTHERN MATCH

  • The Saints defeated the Polar Bears by the scores of 23-25, 27-25, 20-25, 25-22 and 15-8
  • Junior middle hitter Jenna Mummert (Batavia, Ohio/Clermont Northeastern) had a team-leading 29 kills and five service aces.
  • First-year outside hitter Emily Mohs (Cincinnati, Ohio/Seton) had 14 kills.
  • Junior outside hitter Madison Krumpelman (Crestview Hills, Ky./Holy Cross) had nine kills and 12 digs.
  • Senior setter Jenna Fessler (Fort Mitchell, Ky./Beechwood) led the team in assists with 44 and tallied 11 digs.
  • Sophomore setter Madison Read (Hebron, Ky./St. Henry) added 23 assists.
  • Sophomore defensive specialist Jessica Ginn (Cincinnati, Ohio/Seton) led the team in digs with 24.
  • Junior outside hitter Sara Crooker (Williamsburg, Ohio/McNicholas) finished the match with 22 digs.
  • First-year middle hitter Julia Popova (Sofia, Bulgaria (Beechwood (Ky.)) led the Saints in blocks with five.\

CASE WESTERN RESERVE MATCH

  • Thomas More downed the Spartans 25-21, 25-20, 19-25 and 25-18
  • Mummert led the team in kills with 18 and added a team-high four blocks
  • Fessler had 38 assists and finished with three service aces.
  • Krumpleman registered 13 kills and nine digs.
  • Read finished with 18 assists.
  • Ginn led the team with 24 digs.
  • Crooker tallied nine digs.
  • Junior right side hitter Alli Borders (Florence, Ky./Boone County) had 10 kills in the match.

  • Thomas More will close out the Ohio Northern Invitational tomorrow (Saturday, September 1) as it will play Bluffton University at 10:30 a.m. and 12th-ranked Carnegie Mellon University at 2:30 a.m.