PLATTEVILLE, Wis. - The University of Wisconsin-Platteville Volleyball team defeated Carroll 20-25, 25-18, 25-22, 27-25 on Wednesday night on Bo Ryan Court. The Pioneers improve to 4-2 on the season while the Carroll falls to 5-4.
The Pioneers got off to a slow start in the first set in most areas of the game and allowed Carroll to hit .259 as a team to drop the set 20-25. The Pioneers bounced back in set two with a team hitting percentage of .440 and held Carroll to -.042 to win 25-18
Freshman Sam Rossetti entered the third set with the Pioneers trailing 15-20 and provided a spark and led the Pioneers to a 25-22 win. Rossetti continued to run the offense in set four and the Pioneers hit .303 as a team to win 27-25.
All five hitters contributed offensively for the Pioneers:
-Sophomore Olivia Kudronowicz- 14 kills, .267 hitting percentage
-Sophomore Lita Solbrig- 12 kills, .194 hitting percentage
-Sophomore Kaite Asche- Nine kills, .238 hitting percentage
-Sophomore Paige Mertens- Eight kills, .211 hitting percentage
-Senior Katie Jones- Seven kills, .385 hitting percentage
The Pioneers host the UW-Platteville Invite Friday and Saturday on Bo Ryan Court. The Pioneers play at 4:00 pm and 8:00 pm on Friday night and 1:00 pm and 3:00 pm on Saturday afternoon.