VALLEY CITY, N.D. – The Waldorf College volleyball team closed out its weekend road trip in a hard-fought loss to Valley City State University.
The Vikings (9-12) pulled past the Warriors (4-13), winning by scores of 25-19, 19-25, 25-18, 25-18.
Courtney Palmer led Waldorf's attack with nine kills. The four-year starter from Rochester, Minn. added 10 digs.
Waldorf's Megan Perkins connected for four kills. The sophomore outside hitter from Leawood, Kan. collected a team-high 19 digs.
Freshman libero Briley Sullivan recorded 16 digs.
Freshman Isabelle Rothbauer, junior Genie Payne and Wilcox each came away with one solo block. Rothbauer posted two block assists while Payne, Wilcox, Palmer and Buehler finished with one block assist apiece.
Waldorf closed out Saturday's action with an exhibition match against Bismarck State College (15-8). The Mystics escaped with the victory by scores of 25-20, 20-25, 25-20, 23-25, 15-10.
The Warriors look to snap a three-match losing streak on Thursday as they face AIB College of Business (5-13) in a 7:30 p.m. showdown at Des Moines.