Viterbo volleyball begins the day four wins away from an N-A-I-A national championship. Their likely toughest matchup the rest of the way. occuring right away in the round of 16. Number-two in the nation Viterbo taking on number-one ranked Westmont. 0637 Set number one. Natalie Geidel registers the first V-Hawks kill of the match. 0645 Hard fought set. Westmont wins it 25-22 after the Taylor Beckman kill. Just like Wednesday. V-Hawks playing from behind.
0562 Westmont also wins the second set 25-10. so Viterbo really needing a rally in the third. And they get it. Siera Skow kill puts them up 18-16. 0666 Then Emilee Wiersma lands a kill. 20-16 advantage. 0668 Now 24-22…set point. It appears Wiersma gets another kill. But official calls her in the net. There goes the momentum. Westmont’s Libby Dahlberg finishes the Warriors rally. The first Viterbo loss since August 19 ends their season. 3-0 the final. Viterbo head coach Ryan DeLong postgame comments.