|Michigan-Dearborn (8-7 (1-3) WHAC)||20||25||22||25||15||3|
|Grand Rapids, MI|
|Michigan-Dearborn||Indv. Leaders||Grace Bible|
|2 Players (#4,#6) - 11||Kills||None|
|2 Players (#7,#14) - 2||Blocks||None|
|#1 Taylor Bejma - 17||Digs||None|
|#1 Taylor Bejma - 5||Aces||None|
|Michigan-Dearborn||Team Statistics||Grace Bible|
WYOMING, Mich. – The University of Michigan-Dearborn volleyball team twice fell behind by a set against Grace Bible College, but the Wolverines rallied both times and overcame to topple Grace Bible College in five sets Tuesday in Wyoming, Mich.
After falling down 2-1, the Wolverines stormed past the Tigers in the fourth and ran away with the final set to move to 8-7 overall on the season. The line score was 20-25, 25-23, 22-25, 25-16, 15-8.
Shayla Smalls (SO/Canton, MI) and Colby DeMare (SR/Dearborn MI) each led the Wolverines, posting identical double-doubles with 11 kills and 14 digs. Katherine Nealy (SO/Southfield, MI) and Briann Alspaugh (JR/St. Louis MI) added 10 and eight kills, respectively, while Daniella Barile (FR/Plymouth MI) recorded a team-high 41 assists. The UMD defense was led by Taylor Bejma (SO/Garden City) with 17 digs, while Nealy and and Kristina Ivanovic (SO/Macomb, MI) each had four blocks.
The service game was a key in the win, as UMD recorded 14 total aces, led by Bejma with five.
The Wolverines return to Wolverne Hoosier Athletic Conference play against No. 17 Madonna University at 7 p.m. Wednesday in Livonia, Mich.