MILWAUKEE, WIS.--The Alverno College volleyball team fell to Dominican University Saturday afternoon 3-1 in NACC play.
The match began with neither team able to gain the advantage. A 3-0 run for the Stars helped Dominican take the lead at 13-11. After a Dominican service ace, a Stars kill forced an Inferno timeout at 18-14. Domincan went on to claim the first set of the day 25-17.
The back and forth match continued to progress in the second set. Two consecutive 3-0 runs for the Inferno helped Alverno hold a 18-12 advantage. A bad set by Dominican and an attack error for the Stars knotted the match at one game a piece.
Dominican quickly started the third set with a 12-3 advantage. The sizeable lead for the Stars was too great for the Inferno to mount a comeback. Dominican took the third set 25-13.
The fourth set began with Alverno holding a strong 13-11 lead. However, five unanswered points for Dominican saw the lead swing in their favor at 16-13. Alverno made a late push after a Dominican timeout but a final Star kill claimed the match for Dominican.
Alverno College wrap up the season from Reiman Gymnasium on Tuesday, Oct. 24 with a match with Wisconsin Lutheran.