JOHNSON, Vt. – The Northern Vermont University- Johnson volleyball team fell to MCLA 3-0 in a non-conference match on Friday night in their season opener.
The Badgers started out strong, keeping the score 8-6 midway through the set. They were unable to hold off the attack from the opposition and fell 25-8.
The Badgers kept it close in the second set, trading points with MCLA until finally falling 25-20.
Johnson battled from the start, staying in the lead for the majority of the set. The Badgers had a three-point lead before MCLA crept back and took the set 26-24.
Johnson will travel to Bennington, Vt. to take on Norwich University and Southern Vermont College in the Vermont Volleyball Classic on Sunday September 2nd at 2:00pm and 4:00pm.