Volleyball goes winless at Platteville

Volleyball goes winless at Platteville

PLATTEVILLE, Wis. – The Simpson volleyball team dropped a pair of contests at the UW-Platteville Triangular on Friday, losing to UW-La Crosse 3-1 (25-27, 25-18, 25-18, 25-17) and UW-Platteville 3-0 (25-17, 25-10, 25-8).

Kat Wetjen and Tabitha Blaser led Simpson with 16 kills apiece.

La Crosse
Wetjen led the way with 15 kills and Blaser chipped in with 10 as Simpson won an exciting first set before dropping the next three. Kim Rogers had 19 digs and Audrey Schuttler added 15.

It was tough sledding against the host Pioneers as Simpson managed just a -.076 attack percentage as a team. Blaser had six kills and two service aces and Katie Kieffer handed out 15 assists. Stephanie Kirchner had 13 kills without an error in 20 attempts to lead UW-Platteville.

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