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No. 7 Thomas More Wins ACAA Championship; Sweeps Finlandia

No. 7 Thomas More Wins ACAA Championship; Sweeps Finlandia

(DELHI, N.Y.) – The seventh-ranked and top-seeded Thomas More University women's volleyball team won the American Collegiate Athletic Association (ACAA) Championship today (Sunday, November 4, 2018) with a 3-0 win over second-seeded Finlandia University in Delhi, New York.

  • Thomas More won the match by the scores of 25-11, 25-14 and 25-19.
  • The Saints improve to 31-3.
  • The Lions fall to 9-23.
  • Junior middle hitter Jenna Mummert (Batavia, Ohio/Clermont Northeastern) was named tournament Most Valuable Player.
  • Junior outside hitter Madison Krumpelman (Crestview Hills, Ky./Holy Cross) and sophomore defensive specialist Jessica Ginn (Cincinnati, Ohio/Seton) were named to the all-tournament team along with Mummert.
  • Mummert hit .600 with eight kills and a block.
  • Krumpelman hit .296 with 10 kills and a block.
  • Ginn led the defense with 23 digs to go with a match-high five service aces.
  • Senior setter Jenna Fessler (Fort Mitchell, Ky./Beechwood) paced the offense with 28 assists.
  • First-year middle hitter Julia Popova (Sofia, Bulgaria/Beechwood (Ky.)) had 10 kills.

  • Thomas More looks to secure an at-large bid into next week's NCAA Division III Championship tournament.
  • The NCAA Division III Championship committee will announce the 64-team field and next week's eight regional locations on Monday (November 4) at 12:30 p.m. with a selection show at www.ncaa.com.