Edwardsburg 2-3 at Hackett tourneyPublished 1:12pm Wednesday, August 26, 2009
KALAMAZOO – The Edwardsburg volleyball team went 2-3 at the Kalamazoo Hackett Invitational on Saturday.
The Lady Eddies were defeated in the semifinals by Lakeland Conference foe Coloma, 21-15 and 21-11.
In pool play, Edwardsburg defeated Gobles (21-8, 21-19), lost to Kalamazoo Christian (21-17, 19-21, 14-16) and lost to Coloma (24-25, 9-21).
In the quarterfinals, the Lady Eddies defeated Lakeland foe Brandywine 21-17 and 21-17.
“For our first tournament of the season I was pretty satisfied,” Edwardsburg coach Sarah Benjamin said. “We have been working a lot on defense, blocking and serve receive and I saw some improvement in those areas. I was proud we were able to compete and fight back against a couple good teams we just need consistency which will come. I was very proud of the girls but especially Emily Getz, who stood out in her all-around game.”
Elise Mackling 31 kills, 33 digs, 7 aces; Emily Kozinski 15 kills, 13 digs, eight blocks, one ace; Getz 20 kills, 13 assists, eight digs, four blocks; Maddi Mueller 28 digs, two aces