Big Rapids, Mich. – The Ferris State University women's volleyball team suffered its first loss of the 2013 campaign against nationally-ranked Washburn (Kan.) on Saturday (Sep. 7) afternoon in the FSU Invitational at the Ewigleben Sports Arena.
Ferris State had 10 different players see game action in the losing effort. The attack was led by sophomore outside hitter Alexis Huntey, who totaled 15 kills. Meanwhile, Caroline Heitzman added 11 kills to help the FSU cause.
Freshman setter Stephanie Sikorski added to the Ferris attack by contributing 40 assists and nien digs. Senior Libero Brandi Merren also put her stamp on the match by recording 20 digs.
Washburn (Kan.) was led by Marissa Cox, who posted a match-high 16 kills. Freshman Leanna Willer contributed 14 kills and 13 digs while Sarah Vicory recorded 15 kills of her own.
Senior Setter Abby Whittman racked up 40 assists and 23 digs for Washburn.
Overall, the Ichabods edged the Bulldogs with 58 kills, 50 assists and 89 digs. They also added four blocks and five service aces.
The Bulldogs fell to 2-1 overall this season with the setback.