msj 3, bc 0
#2 Mount St. Joseph defeats Bluffton College 3-0October 16, 2001
Bluffton College came up short in their effort to topple the #2 team in the country on Tuesday night in Founders Hall as The College of Mount St. Joseph defeated the Beavers in three games (24-30, 13-30, 25-30).
Bluffton (7-18, 2-2 Heartland Conference) knocked off the HCAC's top team, Anderson University, last week in Founders Hall, but Mount St. Joseph (20-4, 4-0 HCAC) took control of the match on this night to remain alone at the top of the league standings.
Bluffton's Mandy Pequignot (DeGraff/Indian Lake) led the Beavers with 11 kills and seven blocks, while Jaime Frisk (Wooster) added six kills and a 17 digs. Erica Jellison (Van Wert) collected a team-high 28 assists and 19 digs.
Mount St. Joseph's Betsy Owens recorded a team-high 12 kills, while Jayne Kemphaus had 13 digs and Molley Middendorf notched 26 assists.
Mount St. Joseph 3, Bluffton 0 (24-30, 13-30, 25-30)
Kills: Mandy Pequignot (BC) 11; Betsy Owens (MSJ) 12
Assists: Erica Jellison (BC) 28; Molley Middendorf (MSJ) 26
Digs: Erica Jellison (BC) 19; Jayne Kemphaus (MSJ) 13
Blocks: Mandy Pequignot (BC) 8; Tiffany Norwell (MSJ) 7