Volleyball: Top-seeded Marlins fall in ODAC quarterfinal

On Oct. 29, the ODAC announced the rankings for the 2022 ODAC Volleyball Tournament. The Marlins drew the top seed after ending conference play with 12 wins and 1 loss. Their lone loss came against the Yellow Jackets of Randolph-Macon College. As the highest seed, they hosted the eighth seed, the Maroons of Roanoke College. 

The final score was 3-1. The first set was won by the Maroons 25-23, the second set was won by the Marlins 25-7, the third set was one by the Maroons 25-19 and the last set was also won by the Maroons 25-18. 

Top leaders for the Marlins were junior Morgan Ludovici with 17 kills and two aces, junior Abigail Mahoney led the Marlins with four blocks, senior setter Hailey Sutton led the team with 25 assists and senior Becca Hallingstad led the team with 21 digs. 

With their quarterfinal tournament loss, the Marlins season ended with a final record of 20-8.

Sophomore outside hitter Jenna Waters
gets ready to serve the ball against
Roanoke College on Wednesday, Nov. 2. Grace McGhee|Courtesy

By: Colette Kearney