Volleyball Charges Back To Win At Olivet

The 25th-ranked Hope College volleyball team rallied for a five-set win at Olivet College on Saturday.

Back-to-back kills from junior Katie Rietberg of Holland, Michigan (West Ottawa HS) and Vanessa Reynhout of Freeport, Michigan (Lakewood) secured a  21-25, 22-25, 25-15, 25-13, 21-19 matinee victory.

Hope bounced back from a home loss to Trine on Friday night to improve to 12-6 overall and 8-2 in Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association play.

Rietberg, pictured, led the Flying Dutch with a season-high 20 kills. It was the second time she reached the 20-kill mark in her career.

Senior Sophie Hackett of Indianapolis, Indiana (Brebeuf Jesuit) collected a career-high 61 assists. She came within two of Greer Bratschie's school record for a match in a 25-point set.

Senior Haley Muller of Grand Rapids, Michigan (Grand Rapids Christian) chipped in 15 kills.

Senior Paige Baker of Encinitas, California (La Costa Canyon) collected 11 kills, while Reynhout had 10 against Olivet (6-17, 2-8 MIAA).

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