Simpson loses to Embry-Riddle in conference semifinals

Simpson University Sports News


ATHERTON, Calif. - The No. 3 Lady Red Hawks volleyball team continued their play in the Cal Pac women's volleyball tournament on Friday, Nov. 9, when they faced the No. 2 Eagles from Embry-Riddle in a semifinal match-up. The Red Hawks dropped a five-set thriller (21-25, 25-17, 24-26, 25-19 and 9-15) and were eliminated from tournament play.

Kirsten Duren led the Red Hawks with 21 kills, 17 assists, and 18 digs. Sarah Loogman added 18 kills, and Jessica Lombardi had 10 kills in the loss for the Red Hawks. Kelly Tycksen contributed 35 assists for the Red Hawks.

The Eagles were led by Mahlet Lee, who had 16 kills on the day.

The loss was a hard way for the Red Hawks to end their season. They finished in third place in the Cal Pac with a 6-4 record against conference opponents.

Written by Dan Anderson

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