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St. Scholastica volleyball loses on the road

St. Olaf posted a .327 hitting percentage for the match.

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NORTHFIELD, Minn. — St. Scholastica fought off defeat in the third set but quickly succumbed in the fourth, dropping a Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference volleyball contest 3-1 (25-18, 25-19, 23-25, 25-13) at St. Olaf on Wednesday night.

The Oles had a blazing night offensively, hitting better than .350 in each of the sets they won and .327 for the match. CSS was competitive at .193 but couldn't keep up with the hosts, except for in the third set. CSS trailed 23-22 in that frame but won it with three straight points on kills from Caitlin Schneeweis and Alana Mayry, and an attack error.

However, CSS fell behind 5-1, 8-2 and 11-3 in the fourth, leading to the end of their night.

Schneeweis's 10 kills led St. Scholastica, which got 20 assists from Katie Brostrom and 25 digs from Alcia Draper.

CSS (8-2, 1-1 MIAC) will step out of conference play this weekend for three matches in two days at the Pointer Invitational in Stevens Point, Wisconsin. On Friday, CSS will play Carthage and Wisconsin-River Falls.

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