By Haleigh Fitzsimmons
Photo Courtesy of Kenny Paetow
The Northwestern Raiders women’s junior varsity and varsity volleyball teams beat Concordia junior varsity and varsity teams Saturday at Walz arena.
The junior varsity volleyball team lost in three sets with scores of 25-18, a comeback set of 20-25, and a final set of 15-7. The varsity volleyball team lost in four sets, 21-25, 21-25, a win for the Bulldogs at 25-20, and a loss of 22-25.
Senior student manager named Hannah said, “I think they played really well…they had some miscommunication that led to some missed balls, but I think they played really well.”
Kennedy Vanscoy a sophomore from Waverly, Nebraska, had impressive games during the JV, and varsity matches with sharp serves and leadership. How so?
Seniors Tara Callahan, Marissa Hoerman, Kara Stark, and Tristin Mason showed perseverance through the game and led the team with their heads high.
Junior Erin Johnso’s ace style serves kept the crowd cheering the Bulldogs and freshman Gabi Nordaker and senior Kara Stark made kills over the net that gave the Raiders some tough competition.
CUNE continues to implement Covid-19 mask protocols for fans, spectators, referees, coaches and players to help reduce the spread of the virus in the Seward community. Family groups are asked to sit in their own groups while maintaining a social distance of six feet or more.
Concordia’s women’s volleyball team will play against Mount Marty College on Oct. 13 at Walz Arena.