Despite going 0-2 this past week at home, Kenyon volleyball was able to win a set in each match – the first time the team was able to do so in four games.
On Saturday, the Ladies hosted the Hiram College Terriers, who were 1-3 in conference play. Though the Ladies prevailed in the first set 27-25, the Terriers dominated in the second, winning 25-15. While the Ladies had a few solid runs in the third and fourth sets, their perseverance was not enough. The Terriers took both frames 25-19 and 25-20, respectively.
On Tuesday, the College of Wooster came into town looking to avenge a 2019 loss to Kenyon on their home court. The Fighting Scots succeeded, defeating the Ladies three sets to one. In the first set, the Ladies found themselves tied at 20, but couldn’t close out a victory in the frame, as the Fighting Scots went on a 5-2 run to win. The College of Wooster won the second set 25-12 before stumbling in the third set. The Ladies were able to win the set, but couldn’t keep the momentum going, as the Fighting Scots won the final set 25-15, handing the Ladies a loss.
Despite losing two matches, Paige Milhon ‘23 continued to rack up blocks, tallying a total of 13 in the two matches. Milhon now has 72 blocks on the year, leading all of Division III in blocks per set with 1.33.
The Ladies go on the road to Wittenberg University on Saturday, before coming back home for their final game of the season against Ohio Wesleyan University on Wednesday.