DOVER, Del. – Lex Juritsch recorded a team-high six kills and 11 digs in a 3-0 (25-11, 25-13, 25-18) non-conference loss to host Wesley College Thursday night in Wentworth Gymnasium.
The opening set saw Wesley (4-5) jump out to an early 10-4 lead. Behind a pair of service aces by Hannah Dewees, Bryn Athyn came back with four straight points to trim the gap to 10-8. The Wolverines closed out the set by going on a 15-3 run. Wesley posted a .400 hitting percentage, while Bryn Athyn hit -0.028.
Wesley broke a 3-3 set two tie by scoring seven consecutive points to take a 10-3 advantage. After the Wolverines opened up a 15-5 lead, Dewees recorded her third service ace of the night to bring the Lions within 15-7. Two straight Juritsch kills later in the set would make the score 16-9. The Wolverines scored nine of the final 13 points to win the set.
The third set was Bryn Athyn's best of the match as the Lions recorded 11 kills and a .091 hitting percent, both match highs. Back-to-back Lombardi kills sparked a spurt of three straight points that trimmed a 16-9 Wesley lead to 16-12. With the score sitting at 19-15, Wesley scored three points in a row to extend its lead back to seven.
Regan Healey had a double-double consisting of 10 kills and 10 digs to lead the Wolverines. Emily Waldridge added eight kills and 10 digs.
Bryn Athyn (2-5) returns to Asplundh Field House for a tri-match against FDU-Florham and Ursinus on Saturday, Sept. 14. The Lions take on FDU-Florham at 11 a.m. and Ursinus at 3 p.m.