FOREST GROVE, Ore. -- Lewis & Clark loss to the Boxer's Friday night with a score of 25-18, 25-20, 25-17. This marks the Pioneers fourth straight loss since their win against Willamette on Oct. 6.
The first set for the Pioneers didn't go in their favor. They were able to keep up with Pacific till the halfway point with a score of 10-14 but were unable to keep up that tempo later. The Pios finished the first set with seven kills from 40 attempts.
The Pios were able to overcome the decrease in tempo in the second set off of two service aces by Mikayla lopez when down 18-11. They were able to close the gap to 17-19 from multiple attack errors by Pacific. The Boxer's were able to hold the lead due to two kills by Milana Ivkovic to take set two.
Lewis & Clark started off by putting up a fight in the third set staying staying close to the Boxer's up until the score of 13-11. Pacific then made a 5-point run to put them up 17-12 and forcing a Lewis & Clark timeout. After the timeout the Pioneers were only able to earn five more points off of two kills by Sam Yorke, a kill by Makena Ohlmaier, and two errors from Pacific.
Ohlmaier ended the night with a team-high 10 kills and a hitting percentage of .304. Bailee Cragun had the team-high hitting percentage of .308 and six kills.
Lopez had a team-high 16 assists while Annika San Nicolas had a team-high 16 digs.
The Pioneers play Pacific Lutheran tomorrow at 5 p.m.