Meyer becomes BGSU’s all-time attack leader

ANN ARBOR, Mich. — Eastwood High School graduate Katelyn Meyer is Bowling Green State University volleyball’s all-time leader in attack attemps.

The team concluded the non-conference portion of the schedule, losing Michigan on Sunday, 25-17, 25-20, 25-22.

In the first set, 5-foot-10 senior outside hitter Meyer subbed in for the Falcons, but it did not take her long to get noticed.

With her first attack attempt of the match, Meyer became the program’s all-time leader in attack attempts with 4,482 and counting. Meyer ended the match with 20 kills, bringing her career total to 4,501 attack attempts.

Kat Mandly (Perrysburg), a 6-0 sophomore outside hitter, had seven kills, 5-7 junior setter Jaden Walz had 18 assists, 5-7 senior defensive specialist Yeliantz Torres had 11 digs, and 6-1 junior middle blocker Alexis Mettille had two aces and three blocks.

The Falcons had the toughest non-conference schedule in the MAC, according to average RPI ranking for opponents.

Bowling Green tallied wins over Tennessee, Northern Kentucky, DePaul, American and Mississippi State during the non-conference slate.

The Falcons (5-6) start Mid-American Conference play this weekend, traveling to face Kent State on Friday and Saturday (Sept. 23, 24).

Friday’s match is set for a 6 p.m. first serve, with Saturday scheduled for 4 p.m.