Heidelberg defeats Wilmington in volleyball opener

TIFFIN — Heidelberg University defeated the Wilmington College volleyball team in a pair of Ohio Athletic Conference matches from Seiberling Gymnasium Friday evening. The Student Princes took the first match 25-13, 25-17, 25-19 and took the nightcap 25-14, 25-17, 25-22.

Victoria Long led Wilmington with a dozen kills while Rachel Kennedy and Sydney Geibel both hit over .450 in the set. Sofia Thomas and McKenzie Stringer shared the setting duties to dish out 27 assists while Blake O’Brien and Karley Schlensker each notched 13 digs in the back row.

In the nightcap, neither team hit as well as the first match. The Quakers had more attack errors than kills in all three sets.