“We were ready to play and prepared just like any other match because we know that every opponent in the Big Ten is really good and it is difficult to win the Big Ten at any time, but especially after such a big victory. like (Friday night. “
Grace Loberg, another one of those senior teams, took the lead with 12 kills and no mistake, hitting a season high of 0.571. This was the continuation of Loberg’s strong streak of matches.
“It worked and it really shows,” Hilly said. “She worked on different shots. She just wants the ball all the time at important moments. This is what you really want from a side attacker. “
After finishing the Hoosers (10-22, 4-16) in 70 minutes, the shortest match of the season, six adults – Hilly, Rettke, Barnes, Loberg, Georgia Civita and Julia Wolert – were honored alongside managers. Molly Pistono and Drew Johnson.
The highlight was an unexpected video message from the Civita family from her native Italy.
“The most enjoyable thing for me was to see Gio’s family there,” Rhettke said. “I think it was a big shock for her and I definitely suffocated. Completely from Italy and they may not be here, but they are on video card. You saw how much that meant to her.