Lancers mount come-from-behind win over HU

HUNTINGTON, Ind. - The Huntington volleyball team was clicking on all cylinders in game one against the Lancers Wednesday night as they posted a 25-21 win before Grace College stormed back to take the next three, 25-18, 25-14, 25-19, for the come-from-behind win and their eighth conference victory.

It marks HU’s second loss to the Lancers this season. Grace swept the Foresters 3-0 back on September 7.

The Lancers, who have been receiving votes in the national polls throughout much of the season, outhit HU 42-40 and put up a wall at the net to finish with ten team blocks to the Foresters’ six.

Heather Medich continued her hot hand at the net to finish with a team-high 12 kills. Abbey Keister added ten more while Melissa Grossman logged eight kills with a .300 hitting percentage. Katie Bowers tallied 17 digs. Jensen Carnahan dished out 37 assists to go along with ten digs.

The Foresters (3-14, 2-8) take a break from conference play on Saturday when they head to Aquinas College for a one-day tournament. 
The Huntington University Foresters compete in 16 intercollegiate sports for men and women. In the past decade, Huntington has produced 46 NAIA All-America honors and 202 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. 


Heather Barkley
Director of Communications
Joanne Green
Sports Information Director