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The Knights will look to get back on track when they host Goshen on Friday night in Indianapolis.
The Knights will look to get back on track when they host Goshen on Friday night in Indianapolis.
Volleyball - Thu, Oct. 10, 2013
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FORT WAYNE, Ind. - Coming off one of the most exciting and historic wins in program history on Saturday, the Marian University volleyball team could not overcome the University of Saint Francis (Ind.) in a five-set thriller at Hutzell Athletic Center in Fort Wayne, Ind. on Wednesday night.

The Knights fell to the Cougars, 25-27, 27-25, 21-25, 25-19, 10-15, to fall to 11-8 on the season and 8-4 in Crossroads League play.

Five Knights tallied double figures in the attack with senior Becky Gramer and freshman Lauren Gregory sharing top honors with 16 kills each. Senior Morgan Merrill tallied 12 kills, while junior Megen Ruff and freshman Emily Graves each notched 11 kills. Gramer added 14 digs in defense for a double-double.

Senior Kacie Kelly tallied a season-high 57 assists and notched 16 digs in defense for a double-double, while freshman Taylor Greenan notched single-game season high of 31 digs. Freshman Maddie Heidenreich added 11 digs in defense for the Knights.

The Knights had their second-best single-match hitting percentage (.253) of the season and the team combined for 10 total blocks.

MU will play host to Goshen College at the Physical Education Center on Friday night. First serve is slated for 7 p.m. and the match will be video-streamed LIVE on the Knights Athletics Network at MUKNIGHTS.com.
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Marian University (8-4CL 11-8)25272125102
Saint Francis (Ind.) (6-6CL 12-11)27252519153
Ft. Wayne, Ind. @USF
Marian UniversityIndv. LeadersSaint Francis (Ind.)
2 Players (#5,#13) - 16Kills #7 Justine Keiser - 16
#11 Kacie Kelly - 7Blocks #11 Chloe Hubner - 5
#2 Taylor Greenan - 31Digs #3 Rachel Weaver - 24
#9 Katie Kaiser - 2Aces #8 Carrie Clark - 4
Marian UniversityTeam StatisticsSaint Francis (Ind.)
.253Hitting %: .221
10.0Blocks: 10.0
98Digs: 92
3Aces: 11