Volleyball: Pomona-Pitzer Falls To Redlands, 3-1

Volleyball: Pomona-Pitzer Falls To Redlands, 3-1

LOS ANGELES, CA. – The Pomona-Pitzer Volleyball team fell to Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SCIAC) opponent Redlands 3-1 on Friday night at Currier Gymnasium.

Season Impact: With the loss, the Sagehens fall to 4-11 overall and 1-2 in conference play while Redlands improves to 3-5 overall and 1-2 in conference play this season.

The Sagehens fell in four sets by the scores of 25-20, 18-25, 21-25 and 14-25.

Pomona-Pitzer was led by Isabel Kelly who tallied a team-high eight kills in the loss. Jessica Finn led the team with 13 assists and Sophie Janssen led the team with 15 digs.

The Bulldogs and Sagehens came out and battled in a very close first set. After Redlands came back to tie the game at 20-20 the Sagehens rattled off five-straight points to close out the game and go up 1-0.

Much like game one, the second game started out with both teams trading points with the Bulldogs up 13-11. Redlands then went on a 7-4 run to take a 20-15 lead and went on to hold off the Sagehens to tie the game at 1-1.

The Sagehens fell behind to start set three as they trailed 10-4 early on. Pomona-Pitzer climbed back into the game to cut the deficit down to 12-10 but Redlands widened the gap to 22-15. The Sagehens battled back to cut the score to 24-21 but Redlands held on to take a 2-1 lead.

The fourth set belonged to the Bulldogs as they jumped ahead early and stayed on top of Pomona-Pitzer. Redlands extended the lead to 20-10 and the lead was too much to overcome for the Sagehens as they fell to the Bulldogs for their second SCIAC loss of the season.

Up Next: The Sagehens will next return home to face off against SCIAC opponent Caltech on Saturday, September 23rd at 2:00 p.m.