Columbia (Mo.) claimed victory in Pool E Wednesday in the second day of pool play action at the NAIA Volleyball National Championship. Columbia took control of its match early against Rocky Mountain (Mont.) The Cougars limited the Battlin’ Bears to a .075 hitting percentage and just 22 kills for the match. On Thursday, the 3:15 match pairs Pool E’s two unbeaten teams together, Columbia and Azusa Pacific.
Golden State Athletic Conference’s California Baptist had no problems putting away Lindenwood (Mo.). California Baptist won handily 25-13, 25-20, 25-15 behind the play of Ingrid Carmona and Nevena Dragovic. To conclude pool play on Thursday, Lindenwood will play Bellevue at 1 p.m., which will be the second time the teams have met this season. The two went head-to-head on Sept. 24 and the Lions took away a victory in four sets.