LANSING, Mich.-- Denison went 1-1 on the second day of play at the NCAC/MIAA Crossover. The Big Red defeated Trine, 3-0 (25-12, 25-21, 25-17) after suffering a 3-1 loss to Alma in the morning match. Denison returns to Granville with a 3-4 record entering their 2019 home opener against No. 23 Ohio Northern on Tuesday (Sept. 10).
In Saturday's opening match, Denison suffered a 3-1 (25-13, 20-25, 25-23, 30-28) loss to Alma.
The Scots were convincing in the first set, winning 25-13, but the final three sets were tight and a 30-28 fourth-set clincher for Alma prevented a decisive fifth set.
Denison got an outstanding showing from four first-year's as Sidney Gossard and Lucy Anderson recorded 14 kills apiece. Gossard hit .400 while Anderson posted a .278 attack percentage and a team-leading five blocks. Jenna Corrao finished with 25 digs and rookie setter Sophie Tight set a new career-high with 43 assists while adding 15 digs. Woerner added 12 kills.
Alma was led by Sara Majerle who finished with 26 kills.