Anderson 3, Bluffton 1
Beavers come up short on the road as they fall at Anderson in four games
By: Rustin Pickett, sports information assistant
Oct. 10, 2006
ANDERSON, Ind. - The Bluffton University women's volleyball team (7-17, 1-2) fell to the Ravens of Anderson University (17-6, 3-1) in four games by scores of 31-33, 30-26, 30-15 and 30-19.
The Beavers were led by freshman middle hitter Anna Viars (Lebanon/Lebanon) who knocked down 11 kills. Freshman Audra Coleman (Lima/Lima Central Catholic) chimed in with nine kills of her own while hitting at a .250 clip for the match to round out the front-line offensive attack. Coleman also paced Bluffton with two solo blocks and seven block assists.
Freshman libero Brittany Roth (Findlay/Findlay) controlled the back-line for the Beavers with a total of eight digs while senior defensive specialist Katie Moore (Bucyrus/Wynford) added six in the loss. Senior setter Brittany Shultz (Hudson, IN/Prairie Heights) tallied 24 assists on the night.
The Beavers will be back in action on Friday, October 13, when they play host to conference newcomer Rose-Hulman. The first serve is scheduled for 7 p.m. in Founders.