The Pioneers give up straight sets against the Loggers

The Pioneers give up straight sets against the Loggers

TACOMA, Wash. -- The Lewis & Clark Pioneers lost Saturday night by a score of 25-12, 25-16, 25-17 against the Puget Sound Loggers.

In the first set, the Pioneers had an early 4-2 lead off of three errors by Puget Sound and a kill by Kortney Meyer.

Unfortunately, they were unable to come up with any runs after that, only earning five kills off on 28 total attempts at the end of the first set.

Makena Ohlmaier finished the game with five kills and a hitting percentage of .032 along with Meyer's five kills. The Pios finished the match with 22 kills and 39 digs.

Lewis & Clark fought back in the third set bringing the score to 15-13 from 15-10. Following a timeout by Puget Sound, the Loggers made a three-point run increasing their lead to 18-13. Puget Sound took the third set off of multiple attack errors by the Pioneers and a service ace by Puget Sound's Moira McVicar.
Annika San Nicolas led the Pioneers with 16 digs followed by Sam Yorke's eight.

Mikayla Lopez led the Pios with 12 assists.

This loss moves Lewis & Clark's record down to 1-7 in the conference after coming off a win at home against Willamette.

The Pioneers return to Pamplin Sports Center to play the George Fox Bruins on Wednesday at 7 p.m.

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