Volleyball Splits Matches Against Nationally-Ranked Opponents

Volleyball Splits Matches Against Nationally-Ranked Opponents

Kenosha, Wisconsin - Trinity's volleyball team split a pair of matches against nationally-ranked opponents at the Carthage College Invitational on Friday afternoon, falling 3-1 against 12th-ranked St. Thomas, but defeating No. 17 UW-Oshkosh 3-2.

The Tigers won the first set against St. Thomas 25-22, but then lost 17-25, 22-25, and 24-26.  Against UW-Oshkosh, Trinity won 21-25, 25-20, 20-25, 25-17, 15-8 to earn the five-set victory.

Madison McMahon led the team in kills in both matches, including 21 against UW-Oshkosh.  McMahon also led the team with 17 digs against St. Thomas, tying with Caiti Troyer for the team-high total. 

Troyer also totaled 91 assists in the two matches and finished with 17 digs in both matches.  She tallied 52 assists against UW-Oshkosh.

Maddy Hazelwood finished with 11 kills and five blocks in the win over UW-Oshkosh, while Catharine Found had a team-best four blocks against St. Thomas.

Meredith Erwin led Trinity with 26 digs against Oshkosh, which followed her 16 digs against St. Thomas earlier in the day.

Trinity will finish off the tournament against 13th-ranked Heidelberg and 10th-ranked Carthage College on Saturday, finishing off the regular season schedule.  The Tigers will host the SCAC Championships Tournament next weekend in San Antonio.