North Manchester, Ind. - The Franklin College volleyball team lost a hard-fought four-set match at Manchester University in its Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference opener on Saturday.
Manchester took the opening set 25-14 before Franklin evened the contest with a 27-25 victory in the second set. The Spartans won the final two sets by 26-24 and 27-25 set scores.
Junior Amanda Lelivelt led the offensive attack with 14 kills compared to two hitting errors in the match. Junior Lauren Harmon registered nine kills, while junior Brooke Harvey added eight kills. Freshman Amber Williams rounded out the balanced offensive attack with seven kills.
Franklin returns to action on Wednesday, September 28 at 7 p.m. when it hosts Centre College in non-conference action.