MITCHELL, S.D. – The Dakota Wesleyan University volleyball team gave it all they had on Dig Pink and Parent's Night in a Great Plains Athletic Conference battle against No. 2 Hastings College on Saturday in the Christen Family Athletic Center in Mitchell, S.D.
Set scores were 25-16, 25-22 and 25-17 in favor of the Broncos.
DWU came within four points in the first set, but the Broncos pulled away late, taking set one 25-16. Hastings overcame a 9-8 deficit in set two, topping the Tigers 25-22. In set three, the Tigers jumped out to a 3-1 advantage, but the Broncos rallied to take the finale, 25-17.
Lauren Tadlock (Rapid City, S.D.) tallied eight kills and seven digs, while Dana Misiaszek (Mitchell, S.D.) added five kills and 15 digs. Setter Michelle Van Epps (Lakefield, Minn.) pitched in 28 assists and 11 digs, good for a double-double. Taylor Spence (North Branch, Minn.) recorded 20 digs in the loss.
The Tigers (16-11, 3-9 GPAC) visit Dordt College for a GPAC showdown at 7:30 p.m., Wednesday in Sioux Center, Iowa.