posted October 19, 2008

Volleyball Team Sets Home Court Attendance Record

An NCAA Division 3 record crowd was treated to another classic Hope/Calvin athletic contest Friday, Oct. 17 at DeVos Fieldhouse on the campus of Hope College.

In a showdown of nationally ranked volleyball teams, the visiting Knights prevailed in five games, 25-20, 23-25, 13-25, 25-18, 15-13.

The crowd of 2,307 established an NCAA Division 3 regular season attendance mark. The previous mark for a regular season match between Division 3 teams was 1,850 when Roanoke, Va. defeated Washington & Lee, Va. in October, 2000.