Oilers Knock Off #25 Rockhurst In Home Opener

Oilers Knock Off #25 Rockhurst In Home Opener

Box Score

The University of Findlay volleyball team came from behind to defeat #25 Rockhurst University by a score of 3-2 (22-25, 21-25, 29-27, 28-26, 15-12) on September 9, 2013 in the Oilers home opener.

The Oilers got behind early, dropping the first two games of the match before winning three consecutive sets to improve to 4-1 on the year.

Findlay was led on offense by three players who have been off to a strong start early in the season. Senior Mackenzie Vorst racked up 19 kills in the dramatic five-set victory. Junior Lindsy Reindel and senior Danielle Taflinger contributed 18 and 16 kills, respectively.

Taflinger was on fire hitting .406 for the match.

Junior Amanda Calhoun was a key for the Oilers as she collected 63 assists and ten digs.

Shining defensively was sophomore Becca Shoemaker and senior Brittany Hall, who each came up with 18 digs.

The Oilers will continue to host their tournament tomorrow in Croy Gymnasium.