The Tigers started out slow against Northland International losing the first set 13-25. They came back in the second and third set only to fall short 23-25 and 23-25. The Tigers struggled with attacking and getting kills throughout the entire set which ultimately caused them to lose the match.
Amy Leszinske led the Tigers with 5 kills, Gabrielle Blickley added 4 kills. Aubree Domsic dished out 15 assists. Amy Leszinske led the Tigers with 11 digs. Jessica Ryan added 9 digs.
The Tigers started out head to head with Dayspring College in the first 2 sets; losing the first 23-25 and then winning the second 25-23. The Tigers were able to pull ahead in set 3 winning 25-12, but then struggled to find their groove in set 4, falling 14-25. After starting out strong in set 5 the Tigers pulled off a win 15-12.
The Tigers showed a strong offense this match having 4 hitters in double digits. Freshman Kerri Classen led the Tigers with 17 kills, Gabrielle Blickley added 13 kills, Amy Leszinske added 11 kills and Allyssa Thompson had 10 kills. Aubree Domsic dished out a season high 44 assists. Jessica Ryan led the defense with 25 digs.
The Tigers started off slow against Kuyper College in Saturday’s match, but showed hard work in determination when coming back after losing the first 2 sets (18-25, 8-25) to win sets 3 and 4 (25-23, 25-20). The Tigers fell behind fast in set five 1-9, but had a great come back only to fall short 10-15.
Amy Leszinske led the offense with 12 kills, Jenna Jamieson added 11 kills. Aubree Domsic dished out 25 assists. Jessica Ryan led the defense with 20 digs, Aubree Domsic added 17 digs.
The Tiger’s Amy Leszinske was awarded All Tournament team for her tremendous efforts this weekend.
The Tigers struggled in the first two sets against Indiana University North West, but fought back and won the third and fourth sets. Ultimately, the Tigers lost in five sets; 21-25, 23-25, 25-22, 25-18, 10-15.
The Tigers had three players with double digit kills. Jenna Jamison led the offense with 12 kills, both Amy Leszinske and Kerri Classen added 10 kills a piece. Aubree Domsic dished out 37 assists. Amy Leszinske led the defense with 25 digs, Jessica Ryan added 17 digs.
The Tigers struggled to take the lead against a strong Maranatha Baptist team. The Tigers lost in three sets; 12-25, 10-25, 14-25.
Amy Leszinske led the Tigers offense with 5 kills, Allyssa Thompson added 4 kills. Aubree Domsic dished out 9 assists. Jessica Ryan added 12 digs.
The Tigers struggled to put the ball away on offense against a scrappy Dayspring College. The Tigers lost 27-25, 20-25, 21-25. Dayspring did a very good job of keeping the ball in play and the Tigers struggled to execute on offense having a number of attacking errors.
“We have been doing a really great job of working together as a team. We are just struggling with making a lot of errors both hitting and serving which are ultimately causing us to lose close/tough matches.”- Coach Masselink, Head Women’s Volleyball Coach
Amy Leszinske led the Tigers offense with 9 kills and Jenna Jamieson added 6 kills. Aubree Domsic dished out 21 assists. Jessica Ryan led the defense with 19 assists.
The Tigers started out slow against Kuyper College, missing the first two serves of the set. They were having a tough time communicating with each other and playing together as a team. They struggled with those two things the entire match, losing 15-25, 21-25, 23-25.
Kuyper did a good job staying aggressive with their hitting and serving causing the Tigers to have a tough time getting into a rhythm. “Kuyper does a really good job of playing together as a team. They are a strong team and we struggled keeping our enthusiasm up.”-Coach Masselink- Head Women’s Volleyball Coach
Freshman Kerri Classen led the Tigers with 10 kills. Allyssa Thompson added 7 kills, Jenna Jamieson and Amy Leszinske each added 6 kills as well. Aubree Domsic dished up 24 assists. Jessica Ryan added 19 digs.
The Tigers played a great match against U of M Dearborn, but fell short in 4 sets; 13-25, 18-25, 25-21, and 20-25. The Tigers came out with a lot of energy and momentum, but found themselves struggling to keep up with the Wolverines fast offense.
The Tigers won their first match of season at home against Mount Mary in three sets. The Tigers started out going head to head against the Angels winning the first match 25-20, and then continued on to win 25-15 and 28-26.
“The girls did a great job of placing the ball while attacking. We played the best we have all season this match. The girls were connecting and playing very well together.” – Coach Masselink, Head Women’s Volleyball Coach
Freshman Kerri Classen led the Tigers with 9 kills, Jenna Jamieson added 7 kills and Amy Leszinske had 5 kills. Setter Aubree Domsic dished out 20 assists. Jessica Ryan led our defense with 11 digs.
The Tigers struggled to execute against tough NAIA Aquinas College causing them to lose 10-25, 4-25, 10-25. Unfortunately, the Tigers were unable to execute on offense having only 8 kills the entire match. Freshman Kerri Classen led the Tigers 3 Kills, Aubree Domsic dished out 5 assists, and Jessica Ryan added 8 digs.
“Our past couple matches have been against some tough NAIA schools. I think that these matches and experiences will help the girls do excel in our region. The girls just need to work on communicating better as a team.” – Coach Masselink, Head Women’s Volleyball Coach
The Tigers went up against Indiana University South Bend and Cornerstone University in tonight’s matches losing both IU- 11-25, 7-25, 7-25 and CU 2-25, 10-25, 16-25. The Tigers struggled to find their groove in both matches. The Tiger squad started to come together as a team and played their best during the third set against Cornerstone.
During the Indiana University match, Gabrielle Blickley led the Tigers with 4 kills. Jenna Jamieson added 4 kills. Aubree Domsic dished out 10 assists and Jessica Ryan added 7 digs.
During the Cornerstone University match, Gabrielle Blickley led the Tigers with 3 kills. Amy Leszinske dished out 5 assists and Aubree Domsic dished out 4 assists. Jessica Ryan added 13 digs for the match.