The University of Findlay volleyball team fell 3-1 (26-28, 20-25, 25-17, 23-25) against 16th-ranked Ferris State University on Oct. 10 in Croy Gymnasium. The loss gives the Oilers an 11-4 record on the season with an 8-2 mark in the Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (GLIAC).
The Oilers held a 24-21 lead in the first set, but the Bulldogs rallied to win by a 28-26 margin. The rally by the Bulldogs then gave them enough momentum to win the second set before the Oilers claimed a 25-17 win in the third set. The fourth set was evenly matched, but the Bulldogs continually came away with clutch plays en route to a 25-23 win.
The Bulldogs hit .309 in the match while the Oilers recorded a .200 hitting percentage.
The Oilers will be back at home again tomorrow when they host 12th-ranked Grand Valley State University. The match is slated for a 4 p.m. start in Croy Gymnasium.