EAU CLAIRE, Wis. – The University of Chicago volleyball team bounced back from a loss to #14 Gustavus-Adolphus with a three-set sweep over host Wisconsin-Eau Claire to split the final day of the 2017 Nike/Eastbay Fall Classic Saturday.
The Maroons (7-3) completed a 2-1 weekend after defeating Concordia-Moorehead Friday, 3-0.
UCHICAGO 3, WISCONSIN EAU-CLAIRE 0
Led by three players with 13 kills apiece and a blistering offense, the Maroons defeated the host Blugolds (5-6) by scores of 25-22, 25-23, and 25-21.
At the net, Madeleine Bol had three block assists and Scrafford had two to lead the way for the Maroons, who recorded a crisp .311 attack percentage compared to .246 for UWEC.
#14 GUSTAVUS-ADOLPHUS 3, UCHICAGO 0
The Maroons took the No. 14th-ranked team in NCAA Division III to the brink in the final set, but Gustavus-Adolphus hung on to complete a close, three-set victory over UChicago in Saturday's opener, winning by scores of 25-18, 25-22, and 29-27.
G-A outhit the Maroons with a .235 clip compared to a .159 attack percentage for UChicago.
- Friday, Sept. 22: UChicago vs. Rose-Hulman, 5:30 p.m.; UChicago vs. Cornell, 8 p.m. (in Bloomington, Ill.)