TIFFIN -- In their first home contest in two weeks, the Heidelberg University volleyball team dropped a non-conference match with Denison University 3-2. The loss moves HU to 8-6 on the season. The Big Red improves to 5-9.
HU took the first set -- a kill by Mariah Sullivan sealed the 25-20 win.
After dropping the second set 25-23, HU won a set three thriller 27-25. With the score knotted at 25, kills by Sullivan and Laura Schrag gave the Berg the win.
Despite building a 12-4 advantage, the Big Red came from behind and took the fourth set 25-23.
A seven-point deficit proved to be too much for the Student Princes as Denison took the decisive fifth set 15-5.
The Berg committed nine service errors in the match. After attacking at a .325 clip in set one, HU's hitting percentage was .080 and .000 in the final two sets.
The Student Princes will travel to Cleveland for a match with Case Western Reserve University on September 24th. Game time is scheduled for 1 p.m.