Foresters stay competitive but come up short

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2011-10-22
Mount Vernon, Ohio – Up against MCC foes Marian University and Mount Vernon Nazarene University over the weekend, the Forester volleyball team dropped consecutive matches to move to 6-21 on the season, 1-15 in conference play.

On Friday night, HU gave the Knights all they could handle, taking them to five sets but coming up short, 21-25, 25-19, 26-24, 15-25, 14-16.

Brittany Rooze paced HU with 13 kills. Kaylee Searles tallied eight kills while teammates Heather Medich and Rebekah Brown each finished with seven. Brown also chipped in a team-high 18 digs. Melissa Grossman recorded six of the Foresters’ season-high 15 serving aces. Jensen Carnahan directed the Foresters’ attack with 37 assists.

Against Mount Vernon on Saturday, HU once again stayed competitive but couldn’t come up with the win, losing in straight sets, 25-21, 25-21, 25-22.

Leading the Foresters at the net was Brown with ten kills and four blocks. Rooze logged eight kills while Searles and Carnahan finished with five kills apiece. Carnahan also dished out 26 assists.

Huntington is back in action on Wednesday when they travel to Upland to take on No. 13 Taylor University.
The Huntington University Foresters compete in 14 intercollegiate sports for men and women. In the past decade, Huntington has produced 53 NAIA All-America honors and 187 All-America Scholar Athlete honors. Huntington University is a comprehensive Christian college of the liberal arts offering graduate and undergraduate programs in more than 70 academic concentrations. U.S.News & World Report ranks Huntington among the best colleges in the Midwest. 
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