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Freshman Taylor Greenan led MU's defense in a league split this weekend after she tallied 44 digs in two matches.
Freshman Taylor Greenan led MU's defense in a league split this weekend after she tallied 44 digs in two matches.
Volleyball - Sat, Oct. 12, 2013
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INDIANAPOLIS and MISHAWAKA, Ind. - The Marian University volleyball team split a critical weekend with teams at the top and the bottom of the Crossroads League standings to move to 12-9 overall and 9-5 in league play.

MU opened the weekend with a 3-set sweep of Goshen College, 25-14, 25-5, 25-15, before the Knights traveled to league-leading Bethel College and fell in three sets, 23-25, 24-26, 17-25, at Wiekamp Arena on Saturday afternoon to complete the split.

Senior Becky Gramer continued her outstanding senior campaign by leading the MU attack on Friday night with a match-high 14 kills and a .464 attack percentage. Freshman Lauren Gregory added 10 kills and a .429 hitting percentage to go with 12 digs in defense. Freshman Taylor Greenan continued her stellar rookie campaign with 20 digs, while senior Kacie Kelly added 21 assists to help lead the offense.

On Saturday, the Knights couldn't get anything going on offense against the league-leading Pilots. MU hit a paltry .103 in attack and Gramer tallied just eight kills on the afternoon. Greenan notched 24 digs in defense, but was the only Knight in double figures in the category. Kelly tallied 27 assists and nearly completed a double-double with nine digs in defense for MU.

The Knights will hit the road for their final league road match of the season on Wednesday night when they head to Grace College (17-8; 8-5 CL) for a critical league matchup at the Orthopaedic Capital Center in Winona Lake, Ind. First serve is slated for 7 p.m.
Final - Volleyball123F
Marian University2324170
Bethel College2526253
Marian UniversityIndv. LeadersBethel College
#5 Becky Gramer - 8Kills #13 Aubrey Husak - 14
#12 Emily Graves - 4Blocks #5 Mallory Gilkey - 3
#2 Taylor Greenan - 24Digs #3 Amanda Troyer - 20
#9 Katie Kaiser - 1Aces #8 Christina Welch - 2
Marian UniversityTeam StatisticsBethel College
.103Hitting %: .154
7.0Blocks: 5.0
60Digs: 55
1Aces: 3
Final - Volleyball123F
Goshen College (8-13; 2-9 CL)145150
Marian University (11-8; 8-4 CL)2525253
Indianapolis, Ind.
Goshen CollegeIndv. LeadersMarian University
#6 Melanie Meyer - 6Kills #5 Becky Gramer - 14
4 Players - 1Blocks #13 Lauren Gregory - 3
#22 Missy Mackowiak - 9Digs #2 Taylor Greenan - 20
2 Players (#2,#22) - 1Aces #1 Maddie Heidenreich - 2
Goshen CollegeTeam StatisticsMarian University
.061Hitting %: .337
2.0Blocks: 6.0
34Digs: 56
2Aces: 5