CHADRON – The Chadron State College women’s volleyball team won the first set during Friday’s match with the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs but the Mountain Lions rebounded and won the final three en route to their 21-25, 25-27, 25-22, 25-15 Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference victory.
Three UCCS players had double-digit kills led by Nikki Kinzer’s match-high 16. Kim Catlett and Jordan Banich each had 10 kills apiece and Amy Einspahr and Amanda Bloom chipped in seven apiece.
In the opening set, Chadron State, now 4-22 overall and 2-15 in the RMAC, hit .310 but the Eagles’ offensive numbers diminished in each following set.
For the match, UCCS hit .322 while the Eagles managed to hit .166.
Both squads blocked well, finishing with 10 total blocks. Kinzer led UCCS with four and Irvine also had four for Chadron State.
Alex Helmbrecht, Sports Information Director