HOUGHTON, Mich. - Saginaw Valley State's volleyball team competed at Michigan Tech University in the second leg of its GLIAC Upper Peninsula road trip this weekend.
The Cardinals fell in a quick 0-2 hole to the Huskies, losing the first two sets by identical 25-20 scores. They would then claim the next two frames by scores of 25-23 and 25-22, respectively, to even the match at 2-2.
After taking a 2-1 lead in the fifth set, SVSU couldn't sustain the comback. The Huskies would claim 14 out of the remaining 20 points scored to close-out the match with a 15-8 final set victory.
Saginaw Valley was led on the offensive end by senior Lyndsay Reynolds (Saline, Mich./Saline HS). Reynolds claimed Chili's "Player of the Match" honors after recording 12 kills on 29 attacks (.310) along with a pair of blocks defensively.
Junior Ashley Driscoll (Bellevue, Mich./Pennfield HS) had her second-straight solid hitting game for SVSU, registering 10 kills in the contest.
Senior Nicole Adam (Sterling Heights, Mich./Sterling Heights HS) posted 21 assists and seven digs for the Cardinals while redshirt freshman Kelly Vellucci (Livonia, Mich./Stevenson HS) added 19 helpers and 14 digs.
SVSU is back in action this weekend, as it plays its first home matches of the season, beginning when Wayne State visits for a 7:00 pm match on Friday (9/27).