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Volleyball Advances to Crossroads League Championship with Win over Marian

MOUNT VERNON, Ohio. – No.2 Mount Vernon Nazarene University women’s volleyball (30-6) hosted No.3 Marian University (20-10) in the Crossroads League Semifinals on Wednesday, November 8.

MVNU started off strong winning the first set by a score of 25-22. The Knights responded by winning the next two sets by scores of 20-25 and 16-25. MVNU battled back in set four, winning by a score of 25-20. In the end, the Lady Cougars emerged victorious in the instant classic after winning the final set by a score of 15-13.

With the win, MVNU secures an automatic bid to the NAIA National Tournament and advances to the Crossroads League Championship for the first time since the 2016-2017 season.

Top Performers

Reagan Nuss – 48 assists, 13 digs, 2 service aces, 2 kills, 2 blocks

Lyssi Snouffer – 16 digs, 12 kills, 2 service aces, 2 blocks

Libby Evanshine – 16 kills, 5 digs, 2 blocks

Molly Galaszewski – 22 digs, 5 assists, 1 kill

Abbey Niemesh – 10 kills, 5 blocks, 1 assist, .333% hitting percentage

Jessica Bock – 9 blocks, 4 kills

Jaelyn Tang – 11 digs, 1 assist, 1 service ace

Faith Maloney – 13 kills, 6 blocks, 4 digs, .286% hitting percentage

Ashley Merrick – 9 digs, 1 service ace

What’s Next

MVNU heads to Marion, Indiana to face top-seeded Indiana Wesleyan University in the Crossroads League Championship on Saturday, November 11.First serve is set for 7:00pm.

Mount Vernon Nazarene University is a private, four-year, intentionally Christian teaching university for traditional age students, graduate students, and working adults. With a 327-acre main campus in Mount Vernon, Ohio, MVNU emphasizes academic excellence, spiritual growth, and service to community and church. MVNU offers an affordable education both in-seat and online to nearly 2,000 students from 25 states and 11 foreign countries.

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