Thursday, October 01, 2020
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Mount Mercy rally falls short

The Mount Mercy women's volleyball team staged a furious rally Tuesday  night, but the Mustangs fell short to Grand View in a Heart of America  Conference thriller at the Hennessey Recreation Center.

Grand View grabbed the first two sets, but Mount Mercy bounced back  and won the next two sets to square the match at 2-2. The fifth and  final set went into overtime, with Grand View escaping with a 17-15  verdict to win the match 25-17, 25-20, 22-25, 14-25, 17-15.

Maddie Bell led Mount Mercy with 16 kills and Torie Alexander had 10.  Kayla Daggett handed out 43 assists. Haley Stecklein made 33 digs,  Gabi Delsing 20 and Mackenzie Murphy 17. Olivia Makinen blocked six  shots, with Bell and Abbi Tunis swatting five apiece.

Former Kirkwood All-American Alexa Aldrich-Ingram had 15 kills and 18  digs for Grand View (9-6, 2-0).

Mount Mercy fell to 11-4 overall and 1-1 in the conference.


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