NOTRE DAME, Ind. - The Kalamazoo College volleyball team won its MIAA opener in five sets at Saint Mary's Tuesday night, 25-21, 15-25, 19-25, 29-27, 15-10.
Kalamazoo won the first set 25-21, but trailed two sets to one after three. The Hornets faced match point twice in the fourth set (24-23 and 27-26), before scoring the final three points to win 29-27 and force a fifth set. The fifth set was tied 9-9 before Kalamazoo scored six of the last seven points to win the set (15-10) and the match.
Saint Mary's hit .165 in the match compared to .149 by Kalamazoo.
Kalamazoo plays its first home match of the season next against Defiance College on Thursday, Sept. 22 at 6:30 p.m.