Saints Fall in NSAA Opener

MAYVILLE, N.D. ( —The Presentation College Saints (2-2, 0-1 NSAA) fell in action to the Comets of Mayville State University (6-2, 1-0 NSAA), 3-0.

How It Happened:

The Comets jumped out to a 3-0 lead before Evy Peterson got the first Saints points. Led by Kenzie Kuxhaus, the Saints jumped out to a 5-3 lead before trading points with the Comets. The Comets would extend their lead to five during the first set before the Saints tied the set at 20. The Comets ended the set on a 5-2 run to win 25-22.

In the second set, the Saints and Comets traded points early as the largest lead was three. Makenzey Burggraff would serve the ball for three straight points as the Saints took a 15-14 lead in the set. The Saints recorded 14 kills in the second set as they fell 25-22.

The Comets jumped out to an early 11-5 lead in the third set. The Saints were unable to find their footing as they fell 25-14.

The Saints return to action, traveling to Valley City State for a non-conference match on Sept. 18.

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Game Leaders

Kills: Evy Peterson (PC) 11; Victoria Johnson (MSU) 13

Digs: Laura Babcock (PC) 27; Jordyn Lucas (MSU) 19

Set Scores

22-25, 22-25, 14-25