ANGOLA, Ind. – Kate Winter hit .400 with a career-high 17 kills as Albion College picked up what could prove to be an important tiebreaker in the chase for the Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association Volleyball Tournament with a five-set (21-25, 25-20, 25-17, 22-25, 15-11) victory over Trine University.
Albion (11-8 overall, 5-4 MIAA) has swept the head-to-head meetings from Trine this season. The Britons are currently tied with Saint Mary's College for third place in the league standings, with Trine (5-5 against league rivals) a half match behind.
Also, Coach Kristin de St. Aubin picked up her 58th victory to move past Darrell Sedersten for most in the history of the program.
Albion collected four kills in the final set, but it received help from 10 Trine errors (four attack, three service and three setting).
Setter Grace VanDorn completed her 14th double-double of the season with 47 assists and 18 digs. She also served three aces and matched her career high with a pair of block assists.
Not to be outdone, Kaitlyn Gilchrist produced 12 kills and 10 digs in achieving her third double-double of the season.
Taylor Rosenthal also reached double figures in kills with 10.
Libero Monica Shuk collected 21 digs and a pair of service aces.
Albion's next MIAA match is a Wednesday home date against Olivet College. The first serve is set for 6:30 p.m. inside Kresge Gymnasium.
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