The Gustavus volleyball team saw its Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference record evened at 1-1 on Wednesday night, falling to league leader Carleton in three games (30-27, 30-22, 30-15). The Knights improved to 10-1 overall and 3-0 in the MIAC with the victory, while the Gusties fall to 7-5 overall, 1-1 in the league.
Carleton held the Gustie offense in check throughout the majority of the match, out-hitting the host club .291 to .082. The Knights also forced 30 Gustavus attack errors, while only committing 12 errors themselves.
Sophomore Andrea Kron (Cold Spring, Minn.) led the Gusties offensively, tallying 12 kills on 31 total attacks, while junior Rachelle Jakobs (Montevideo, Minn.) picked up 32 of 39 Gustavus assists. Jessica Plemel (Jr., Owatonna, Minn.) and first-year Emily Klein (Red Wing, Minn.) racked up 14 and 13 digs, respectively.
The Gusties remain at home for their next two contests, hosting Augsburg College on Friday night and College of St. Catherine on Saturday afternoon, before facing Bethel University in Arden Hills, Minnesota next Wednesday.