Volleyball team falls in third straight home game to Mobile



Mass communication senior Tylar Beckham eyes the ball. Beckham finished with 11 kills and five blocks against University of Mobile. Photo credit: Loyola New Orleans Athletics

Andrew Lang

Loyola’s volleyball team lost their third straight home game with a 3-1 loss against the University of Mobile to fall to a record of 10-8.

The Wolf Pack won the first set 25-15. Head Coach Jesse Zabal said they knew it would be a hard game according to the athletics department.

“We made a very specific game plan and the girls showed up in the first set,” Zabal said according to the athletics department.

Loyola followed it up with a close second set, losing 25-21.

“We carried some of that momentum into the second set, but just couldn’t hold on throughout the rest of the match,” Zabal said according to the athletics department.

Mobile then took control of the taking the next two sets 25-16 and 25-15 to win the match.

The Wolf Pack hits the road against Florida College and Florida National University on Sept. 29.