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Volleyball Shows Fight in 3-0 Loss to Bronchos

Press Release PSU:

The Pitt State Volleyball team (6-13, 3-8 MIAA) fell 3-0 (25-22, 25-22, 25-16) to Central Oklahoma (17-2, 9-2 MIAA) on Tuesday (Oct. 14) evening in John Lance Arena. Despite the loss, the Gorillas showed a lot of fight in the match.

The two teams went point for point in the opening set until UCO went on 7-2 run to take a 17-12 lead. The Gorillas came back late to land within one of the Bronchos at 23-22, but the Bronchos scored the last two points on a kill and a PItt State error for the win.

The second set was close the entire way with neither team gaining more than a three-point lead. Pitt State was able to hold off one match point at 21-24 on a kill by Madi Mosier before Central Oklahoma landed the final kill for a 25-22 win.

Pitt State started the final set on a tear, scoring the first four points after the break. A 5-0 run, gave the Bronchos a 6-11 lead and they never looked back, winning set three 25-16.

Madi Mosier led the Gorillas with 12 kills. Ary Crittleton hit an impressive .409 clip with 10 kills and only one error. Maddie Highberger was just short of double figures with eight kills. Ashlen Schwartz helped the defense with 15 digs. Mosier had three blocks, while Ashley Bell had four.

The Gorillas have two more home matches this week, Friday the team takes on Lindenwood in the annual Gorillas Block Breast Cancer game at 7 p.m. Saturday at 1 p.m. the team will host a clinic for Girl Scouts, followed by a 3 p.m. match with No. 21 Central Missouri. 
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