Pioneers drop first match of the season to Illinois Wesleyan

Pioneers drop first match of the season to Illinois Wesleyan

BLOOMINGTON, Ill. –After the best start in program history, the Transylvania University volleyball team dropped its first match of the season Friday to Illinois Wesleyan on the opening night of the Barker Tournament.

The Titans took the match in three straight sets to hand the Pioneers their first loss of the season.

Senior Erin Romito led the Pioneers with nine kills on the night, Marissa Coutinho and Audrey Brown posted nine digs apiece.

Transy (6-1) takes on Culver-Stockton at noon before squaring off against Monmouth (Ill.) at 2 p.m. Saturday.