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Swedes Get Swept By The Spires


Bethany College Athletics


Leavenworth, Kan. ( The Bethany College Volleyball team traveled to the University of Saint Mary for a conference match. The Spires came out ready from the jump and won the match in 3 sets.  

The Swedes were unable to answer back to the Spires in the first set after a few 3-point streaks. The Spires extended the lead with a 5-point streak making the score 5-15. The Spires secured the first set with a 4-point streak, making the score 11-25. The second set was a closer battle with the Swedes and the Spires tied up 8-8. The Spires then had a 5-point streak that’s the Swedes were not able to come back from. The second set ended with the score 19-25. Bethany and Saint Mary were within 2 points of each other with the Spires in the lead 8-10. The Spires then had a 4-point streak that put them up 9-16. The Swedes kept chipping away but a late 6-point streak by Saint Mary gave the Spires a 10-point lead that the Swedes were not able to overcome. The third set ended 15-25.  

Atlantis Jamerson, junior outside hitter, had a total of 9 points with 4 kills, 2 aces, and 3 solo blocks. 

Up next… 

The Swedes have an opportunity to bounce back on Saturday, October 15th against Bethel College. The Bethany College Volleyball team will be traveling to North Newton, Kansas for a match starting at 3:00PM.