BRADLEY 3, BOWLING GREEN 2 (26-24, 21-25, 23-25, 25-21, 15-13)
Ames, IA – After dropping the third and fourth sets to Bowling Green, Bradley battled back, winning two straight to take down the Falcons, 3-2, advancing to Round 2 of the 2018 NIVC. The Braves (24-8) will await the winner of Iowa State and Drake.
Bowling Green (19-12) were led by Isabel Kovacic, who finished with a team-high 14 kills. Madeline Brandewie also finished in double figures with 10 kills. Defensively, BGSU received strong efforts from Kallie Seimet and Paulina Iacobelli, totaling 33 and 20 digs, respectively.
Erica Haslag outpaced everyone with 29 kills, while Hannah Thompson recorded the game’s only double-double (13 kills and 22 digs) for the Braves. No one could beat Yavianliz Rosado on Thursday night. The defensive specialist tallied 41 digs.
Bradley recorded 30 errors on the evening but used nine aces to overcome the mistakes.