Simpson Volleyball drops two in Paul Elliot Invitational
Simpson University Sports News
ASHLAND, Ore. - The Simpson University volleyball team was defeated by Oregon Tech 3-1 at the Paul Elliot Invitational in Ashland, Ore on Friday, August 20.
Simpson won game one 25-21, but the team lost game two (19-25), game three (16-25), and four (23-25).
Micala Drews led the Red Hawks with 14 kills; she also contributed 16 digs. Junior Jenny Hopkins recorded a team high 19 digs, and Lauren Godinet followed with 17 digs. Cashel White recorded 12 kills, 10 digs and five aces.
In the second match Simpson was defeated by Embry-Riddle (Fla.) in three straight matches (25-20, 25-14, 25-12).
The Red Hawks return to action on Saturday, Aug. 21 against University of Montana Western at 10 a.m. followed by a 1:30 p.m. match between host school Southern Oregon University.
Simpson University is a Christian university offering undergraduate, graduate and teaching credential programs. Simpson's athletic department offers intercollegiate programs in women's volleyball, men's and women's soccer, basketball, cross-country, golf, baseball, and, most recently, women's softball. For more information about Simpson University athletics, please visit athletics.simpsonu.edu, or to arrange a personalized visit, call 1-888-9-SIMPSON or visit http://simpsonu.edu.
Contact: Derrick Pringle, Jr.