Jenna Grasmeyer, No. 5 Hope Volleyball Edges Olivet On The Road


Jenna Grasmeyer totaled a match-high 17 kills to help the fifth-ranked Hope College volleyball team fight off Olivet College for a 3-0 road sweep on Friday.

The Flying Dutch won 28-26, 25-22, 25-18 as they improved their record to 6-0 overall and 2-0 in Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association (MIAA) play.

Hope has not lost a set so far this season.

Grasmeyer, a junior outside hitter from Hudsonville (Unity Christian HS), also contributed eight digs and shared a team-high with two service aces with junior libero Elyse Maley of Milton, Ind. (Lincoln).

Senior middle hitter Mari Schoolmaster of Portage (Portage Central) chipped in 10 kills for Hope, while junior hitter Amy VanderStoep of Holland (West Ottawa) added nine and senior middle hitter Courtney Earles of Kentwood (East Kentwood) had six. Setter Lauren Hazekamp of Fruitport (Fruitport) finished with 41 assists and a team-best nine digs. 

Hope returns to action on Saturday morning on the DeVos Fieldhouse Volleyball Court. The Flying Dutch play Trine in MIAA action at 11 a.m., followed by 3 p.m. match against the University of Chicago. | PO Box 9000, Holland, Michigan 49422