The Culver-Stockton College women's volleyball team won the first two sets against No. 11 Grand View (Iowa) before running out of steam and falling in five sets 28-30, 25-23, 25-10, 25-17, 15-8 Tuesday night at Charles Field House.
The Wildcats recorded 30 kills in the first two victorious sets; however, managed just 15 kills in the final three sets combined to see their record fall to 7-19 overall and 1-12 in the Heart of America Athletic Conference. Grand View improves to 19-6 overall and 13-0 in the Heart.
Monica Bumbry led a balanced Wildcat attack with 12 kills on 29 swings. She recorded a .207 hitting percentage with six errors in the match. McKenna Weaver added eight terminations, while Gabby Hickman and Jenna Lord totaled seven kills each.
Defensively, the Wildcats had four players reach double figures in digs with Stock and Kendra Gengenbacher netting 16 each to lead the way. Hickman and Weaver were also in double figures with 12 each.
The Wildcats also recorded eight team blocks on the night with Bumbry registering one solo block and five block assists. Weaver totaled three block assists.
C-SC is scheduled to play a non-conference match this Thursday, Oct. 12, at Hannibal-LaGrange University in Hannibal, Mo. First serve is set for 7 p.m.