Muskingum’s volleyball team took 3 straight losses on Tuesday night. However they definitely put up a fight against the Raiders of Mount Union. Each of the 3 games played was back and forth and each also ended with Muskingum only down 2 points. The first game ended 25-23, the second 26-24, and the third and final game ended 25-23.
Coaches Hallie Donathan and Kristina Fultz show their excitement after a 3 point route in the first of 3 games.
In the last 5 points of the second game Muskingum had the lead by 3, but Mount Union battled back to snatch the game win 26-24. Muskingum did not go down easily in any of the games played on Tuesday. During every match the women battled for the lead, and it was back and forth the whole night.
Taylour Fatheree goes up for a block in the third and final game of the night. Taylour had 3 blocks on the night, and led the team on blocks.
During the third and final match of the night Muskingum looked to lose a little bit of hope towards the end. Coach Hallie Donathan called a timeout to try to help the girls regain composure. That seemed to help, as they battled back to get 23 of the 25 points needed to take the match. Muskingum however just couldn’t put the nail in the coffin tonight, and Mount Union took all 3 matches. Muskingum takes on OAC opponents at Ohio Northern on Saturday the 21st at 4 p.m.