RIPON, Wis. -- The Lawrence University volleyball team rolled to a 3-0 Midwest Conference victory over Ripon College on Friday at Weiske Gymnasium.
Lawrence downed the Red Hawks 25-23, 25-18, 26-24.
The first set was tight throughout, and Ripon led 21-19 before an Adamson kill and a Ripon attack error tied the match at 21-21. The Vikings then got kills by Liebau, Chambers, Liebau and Galassini to close out the opening set.
Lawrence built an early five-point edge in the second set before Ripon closed to 14-12. The Vikings then finished the set on an 11-6 run to take the set.
The third set was another close one, and Ripon built an 18-15 advantage. A kill from Liza Stalcup and two more from Liebau tied the set at 18-18. Ripon came back to grab a 24-22 lead, but Lawrence finished strong. Kills from Liebau and Chambers, followed by a Galassini block, gave Lawrence a 25-24 lead. Galassini then got the final kill to close out the set and the match.
Lawrence returns to action Saturday when the Vikings host Beloit College.