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Doane Holds Back Midland

The Tiger volleyball team kept their momentum going on Saturday afternoon as they handled Midland University in three sets. Game scores were 25-13, 25-10 and 25-13. Doane improved to 21-4 overall and 12-1 in the GPAC.

Doane controlled the match from start to finish, using an aggressive serving game and defensive play at the net. Doane had seven ace serves and eight team blocks.

Heather Davison and Desiree Erikson had two ace serves apiece while the blocking game was led by Emily Max as she finished with seven assist blocks. Lisa Lord posted three assist blocks.

Offensively, Terra Andreasen led the Tigers with 12 kills and a .526 attack percentage. Susan Rollman posted eight kills in 12 attacks for a .667 attack percentage. Ashley Axmann also had eight kills and a .533 attack percentage. Max added nine kills for the Tigers. As a team, Doane hit .458 while Midland was held to a .014 attack percentage.

Davison posted 27 set assists and Cassie Reicks added two. Nicole Skolnick led the team with 10 digs and Erikson posted seven for the Tigers.

Doane will have a tough week ahead and it will start on Wednesday, October 27, when the Tigers head to Nebraska Wesleyan for a match-up for second place in the conference standings.