SPEARFISH, S.D. – Black Hills State volleyball hosted the Westminster University Griffins on Saturday morning to cap off the RMAC Power Pod in Spearfish, falling to the Griffins despite a thrilling five-point comeback in the second frame of the contest.
The Yellow Jackets (5-17, 0-12 RMAC) fought valiantly throughout the game, showcasing grit with a five-point comeback in the second set of the match. Down 14-9, the Yellow Jackets put up a 12-2 run to overtake WU and win the second set by three points. The run was the largest recorded by the Yellow Jackets on the season.
Emily Freeland led BHSU’s attack against the Griffins, recording 14 kills and finishing the game with a .103 attack percentage and 10 digs for the double-double. She totaled one block and a service ace on the day to finish with 16 points.
In other Saturday Volleyball action, the South Dakota Mines volleyball team hosted the Skyhawks from Fort Lewis College on Saturday afternoon. Despite a staggering 53 assists from Kiley Metzger which is the most by a Hardrockers since 9/5/2015, the Hardrockers lost to the Skyhawks in four sets (25-15; 26-28; 25-27; 23-25).