2022 NIVC -- Semifinals (Dec. 11)
DRAKE 3, DAVIDSON 0 (25-21, 25-22, 25-17)
DAVIDSON, N.C. — Drake measured up quickly and efficiently Sunday in the second 2022 NIVC semifinal, hitting .410 overall in a sweep of host Davidson to earn a spot in the championship match against Boston College.
The title showdown will be held at Drake; the match is slated for Wednesday, Dec. 14 at 7 p.m. ET.
Drake hit .438 in the first set, which was tied at 14-all before a Bulldogs push made it 19-15. In Set 2, the match was tight into the 20’s with late kills from Mariana Rodrigues and Taylor Oberpriller driving Drake to a 2-0 lead.
The Bulldogs (30-7) got 21 kills from Oberpriller and 16 kills by Rodrigues. Addison Beagle came through with 49 assists and 12 digs, and Jada Wills also had 12 digs.
The Wildcats (23-11) got 12 kills from Isabel Decker and 10 kills by Sola Omonije. Jessie Doyal added 20 assists, Jan Marie Duhaylungsod closed with 19 assists and Bella Brady had 16 digs. Emma Slusser added 10 digs.