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Fri Aug 31
Final
0 Denison
3 at Mount Union
in Alliance, Ohio
Sat Sep 01
Final
3 Mass.-Boston
1 vs. Denison
@ Alliance, Ohio in Alliance, Ohio
Sat Sep 01
Final
0 Thiel
3 vs. Denison
@ Alliance, Ohio in Alliance, Ohio
Wed Sep 05
Final
0 Denison
3 at #19 Ohio Northern
in Ada, Ohio
Sat Sep 08
Final
3 Mt. St. Joseph
1 vs. Denison
@ Gambier, OH in Gambier, Ohio
Sat Sep 08
Final
0 Grove City
3 vs. Denison
@ Gambier, Ohio in Gambier, Ohio
Tue Sep 11
Final
1 Marietta
3 Denison
in Granville, Ohio
Sat Sep 15
Final
3 Denison
0 vs. Franciscan
@ Wooster, Ohio in Wooster, Ohio
Sat Sep 15
Final
1 Bethany (W.V.)
3 vs. Denison
@ Wooster, Ohio in Wooster, Ohio
Tue Sep 18
Final
0 Denison
3 at Heidelberg
in Tiffin, Ohio
Sat Sep 22
Final
3 DePauw
1 Denison
in Granville, Ohio
Tue Sep 25
Final
3 Muskingum
0 Denison
in Granville, Ohio
Wed Sep 26
Final
3 Earlham
2 Denison
in Granville, Ohio
Sat Sep 29
Final
0 Denison
3 at Hiram
in Hiram, Ohio
Tue Oct 02
Final
3 Ohio Wesleyan
0 Denison
in Granville, Ohio
Sat Oct 06
Final
3 Denison
1 at Kenyon
in Gambier, Ohio
Wed Oct 10
Final
3 #4 Wittenberg
1 Denison
in Granville, Ohio
Sat Oct 13
Final
3 Denison
0 at Allegheny
in Meadville, Pa.
Tue Oct 16
Final
1 Denison
3 at Oberlin
in Oberlin, Ohio
Fri Oct 19
Final
3 Denison
0 vs. Finlandia
@ Olivet, Mich. in Olivet, Mich.
Fri Oct 19
Final
3 Denison
0 at Olivet
in Olivet, Mich.
Sat Oct 20
Final
3 #14 Wis.-Eau Claire
0 vs. Denison
@ Albion, Mich. in Albion, Mich.
Sat Oct 20
Final
1 Denison
3 at Albion
in Albion, Mich.
Wed Oct 24
Final
0 Wooster
3 Denison
in Granville, Ohio
Sat Oct 27
Final
3 Denison
0 at Capital
in Bexley, Ohio
Fri Nov 02
Final
3 Wooster
1 vs. Denison
@ Springfield, OH NCAC Tournament - First Round
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Heidelberg ends Denison's winning streak

Marija Pavlick  |  Photo by Brett Dunbar
Marija Pavlick | Photo by Brett Dunbar

TIFFIN, Ohio--  Denison's four-match winning streak came to an end on Tuesday night as Heidelberg handed the Big Red a 3-0 (25-17, 25-13, 26-24) loss from Seiberling Gymnasium.

In the opening set, Denison tied things up with a service ace by Marija Pavlick but the Berg responded with seven-straight points to take a 15-8 lead.  A kill by Payton McElfresh got DU to within three points at 16-13 but that is as close as they would get.

Heidelberg hit at over 30 percent in the first and second sets to go up 2-0.

In the third it was looking like the Big Red would extend the match to a fourth set.  Denison held a six-point lead at 20-14 but three straight by the Berg cut the lead in half.

Denison got to set point after a kill by Emma Woerner but consecutive kills by Heidelberg's Laura Schrag, Alyssa Crusey and Amy Feczer clinched the match for the home team.

Denison's Isabella Pivec and Woerner led the way with six kills.  Pavlick finished with 18 digs while Kaila Kasper added 12.  Julia Miller had 26 assists and while Alex Tubbs and McElfresh chipped in five kills apiece.

Heidelberg (8-5) was led by Morgan Strenk's 17 kills while hitting .593.  Anna McNabb had 41 assists and 11 digs.

Denison (5-5) will open North Coast Athletic Conference play on Saturday (Sept. 22) when they host DePauw University at 1 p.m.