MOBERLY, MO – August 26, 2016 – The Calvary University Warriors Volleyball team defeated the Central Christian College of the Bible Saints in their season opener, winning the match in three sets 25-12, 25-8, 25-13.
The first set began evenly with the Saints taking an early 4-1 lead, and the Warriors fighting back to tie the game at 8-8. Calvary went on to take a 16-11 lead forcing a CCCB timeout. After the timeout, the Warriors, led by stellar serving from freshman Kaela Gingrich went on a 9-1 run to win the set 25-12.
The Warriors continued their momentum in the second set with a quick 8-1 run. They did not look back after the quick start and won 25-8. Tasha Krahn was key for the Warriors in this second set with four kills.
Central Christian fought valiantly in the third set, competing with the Warriors early on, but Calvary’s serve receive, anchored by Paige Specht helped them to a 17-7 lead that forced another CCCB timeout. After the break, there was little the Saints could do to stop the Warriors attack, and Calvary was able to achieve a 25-13 victory. Calvary is in action at home next Tuesday night vs. Baptist Bible College at 6 pm.