FSU volleyball’s season comes to an end with loss to Indianapolis

INDIANAPOLIS — The Ferris State volleyball team saw its season come to an end Friday as the Bulldogs fell to top-seeded Indianapolis by a 3-0 score in the semifinals of the NCAA Division II Midwest Regional Tournament.

The host Greyhounds won the opening set 25-23 and then pulled out a win in an exciting second gamem 30-28. In the final set, Indianapolis sealed the victory with a 25-17 triumph.

The Bulldogs concluded the 2012 campaign with a 24-8 overall record.

Senior middle hitter Anne Sutton paced the Bulldogs with a team-high 10 kills while senior setter Samantha Fordyce netted 30 assists. Senior outside hitter Aly Brecht totaled 10 kills along with six digs.

The Greyhounds held a decisive edge in total kills with 50 compared to FSU’s 35 on the night. Indianapolis also hit .220 for the match and limited FSU to a .168 attack percentage.

Indianapolis improved to 29-7 overall this season with its second win over the Bulldogs this year and will move on to face sixth-seeded Hillsdale in Saturday’s regional final. It marked the second-straight campaign in which the Greyhounds knocked the Bulldogs out of the NCAA Tournament in the regional semifinal round.

The Greyhounds were paced by Kristina Kerrigan’s match-high 17 kills. Brittany Anglemyer added 12 kills in the win while Meghan Binkerd posted 42 assists.

Indy also had four players each double-digits in digs with both Kerrigan and Amy Oldenburg leading the way with 14 each.

 

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