Carroll College junior setter Rayna Pilgeram sets up a serve. (Photo courtesy: Jerek Wolcott)

(Editor’s note: Carroll College athletics release)

LA CROSSE, Wis. – The No. 23 Carroll College women’s volleyball team fell to No. 6 Viterbo 25-14, 25-16, 25-23 Saturday afternoon at the Viterbo Preseason Tournament.

The Saints struggled hitting while the V-Hawks were efficient. Carroll tallied a hitting percentage of just .019 while Viterbo was .267.

The biggest bright spot for the Saints was Taelyr Krantz who had five kills with no errors for a .357 attack percentage. Rayna Pilgeram tallied 17 assists to lead the team and Catherine Sloan notched a team-high eight digs. Carroll did tally nine team blocks to just five for the V-Hawks.

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The Saints fall to 2-2 on the season with both loses coming against top-10 opponents.

Carroll returns to action Wednesday at the PE Center against Evergreen State at 5 p.m., before playing four matches in two days at the Big Sky Challenge at the Butte Civic Center