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Strong Showing against Walla Walla University

Mills volleyball showed tenacity and determination in their match against Walla Walla University. The Wolves dominated game one, taking it by a score of 25-10. The Cyclones, however, came roaring back in game two, putting five quick points on the board. Two aces by Nina Chandrasena extended the Cyclones lead to 7-4. A huge block by Quinne Hanrahan added another point for Mills. Mills went on to make the score 13-5 before Walla Walla regained possession. Walla Walla answered with ten points, eventually pushing the score to 15-all before taking their first lead at 19-18. The Cyclones were not done and tied the score at 23, before finally succumbing to Walla Walla, 25-23.

Mills captured the first point of the third match, but Walla Walla quickly took control, taking a 5-1 lead before Mills was able to regain possession. Walla Walla continued to dominate play, bringing the score to 19-10. However, the Cyclones once again battled back to a three point deficit. The two teams traded points for several plays until Walla Walla pulled away with a 25-21 win.

For Mills, Quinne Hanrahan had an outstanding game, finishing with four solo blocks and two block assists, while Emily Allen led the Wolves with a .421 kill percentage.

The Cyclones will be back in action on Tuesday, September 24 at Pacific Union College.