Blossoms sweep Medford as Hagen sets school recordPublished 10:39pm Thursday, September 12, 2013
BLOOMING PRAIRIE — The Awesome Blossoms avenged an earlier loss to Medford as the swept the Tigers (3-3 overall) by scores of 26-24, 25-22, 25-21 in BP Thursday.
BP middle hitter Taylor Hagen, who poured in 21 kills, set a new BP school record with eight ace blocks in a match. Hagen had previously shared the record with Kassie Lueth and Marie Morem.
“We didn’t feel like our first game against Medford really reflected our potential as a team,” BP head coach Gina McLaughlin said. “Tonight we feel much better about how we played and how we carried ourselves. We were more aggressive and played a fun, energetic match from start to finish.”
Lizz Willert had 22 digs for BP (7-2 overall, 2-0 Gopher) and Nicole Inwards had 28 digs.
BP stats: Taylor Hagen 21 kills, 13 complete blocks, 8 ace blocks, 3 digs; Madison Worke, 3 kills, 5 blocks, 31 assists, 12 digs; Nicole Inwards, 2 kills, 2 aces, 28 digs; Sara Noble, 5 kills, 1 block, 2 aces,17 digs; Lauren Larkoski, 1 kill, 2 blocks, 14 digs; Lizz Willert, 3 kills, 4 assists, 22 digs; Delaney Nelson, 1 kill, 2 blocks; Molly Walsh, 1 kill, 1 dig