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Oilers Claim 3-1 Victory Over No. 25 Cardinals

Oilers Claim 3-1 Victory Over No. 25 Cardinals

The Basics

Score: Findlay 3, #25 Saginaw Valley 1
Records: Findlay (13-3, 7-1 GLIAC) | SVSU (13-3, 5-3 GLIAC)
Location: Croy Gymnasium - Findlay, Ohio 

FINDLAY, Ohio - The SVSU volleyball team dropped a 3-1 contest on the road to the University of Findlay Oilers in a GLIAC matchup on Friday night.

The Oilers took the first set by a 25-22 before the Cardinals evened the match at 1-1 with a 25-18 win in the second frame.

Findlay would continue on to claim the third and fourth sets, winning by scores of 25-20 and 25-22, respectively, to seal out the match.

Inside the Boxscore

  • Findlay had a .371 hitting percentage while the Cardinals hit just .171 in the match.
  • Andrea Brigham had a match-high 16 kills for SVSU.
  • Brooke Tiller had a match-best 23 digs.
  • Kelly Vellucci had 49 assists in the matchup.
  • Saginaw Valley had eight blocks in the match compared to six for the Oilers.

Chili's "Player of the Match"

Kaylee Schmitt earned the honor after posting 13 kills, three digs and three blocks. 

From SVSU Head Coach Will Stanton

 "We played with some very good intensity and our offense was fairly consistent, but our blocking was a little behind their offense and they served very tough."

Up Next for the SVSU...

Saginaw Valley travels to play at Hillsdale on Saturday in a noon matchup with the Chargers. Hillsdale is 13-2 overall and leads the GLIAC South Division with a 7-1 record, tied with Findlay.