Volleyball Narrowly Falls to Open Ohio Weekend

Volleyball Narrowly Falls to Open Ohio Weekend

SATURDAY LIVE STATS (Muskingum match only)

WESTERVILLE, Ohio -- Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology battled Otterbein University in a tight five-set match before falling 18-25, 25-16, 22-25, 25-19, 15-6 on Friday night to open a three-match Ohio weekend.

Sophomores Julia Hammond and Bailey MacInnis led the Fightin' Engineers with 12 kiils each.  Freshman Mia Styczynski also reached double with 10 kills.

Freshman Katie Orbeta had a team-high 17 assists, with junior Alison Rogozinski contributing 14 assists.  Junior Gabi Razma paced three players in double figures with 26 digs.  ERogozinski had 13 with Hammond contributing 10.

Rose-Hulman recorded an impressive 11 blocks, led by Emily McLendon with six block assists.  Junior Mackenzie Gossard also had five block assists.

Rose-Hulman stands 9-11 overall, while Otterbein improved to 12-7.  The Fightin' Engineers face Thomas More and Muskingum on Saturday in a pair of matches at Otterbein.