Hanover Invitational Tournament

The Hanover College Invitational completed play with five matches, Saturday, Sept. 8, in Collier Arena.

Ohio Northern University swept its four matches to claim the top spot in the five-team event. The Polar Bears posted four-set wins against Spalding University (Ky.) and Bethany College (W.Va.) in the invitational's second day to improve to 8-1 this season.

Host Hanover opened the day with a three-set win against Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference-foe Anderson University, winning 25-23, 25-11, 25-19. The Panthers, however, dropped a five-set decision to Bethany to cap the tournament.

Hanover Invitational Schedule

FridaySept. 7 
4 p.m.Hanover def. Spalding (Ky.) 22-25, 25-14, 25-12, 24-26, 15-12
6 p.m.Ohio Northern def. Anderson 25-17, 25-22, 25-9
 Bethany (W.Va.) def. Spalding (Ky.)28-26, 25-22, 25-15
8 p.m.Ohio Northern def. Hanover 25-14, 25-22, 25-16
 Bethany (W.Va.) def. Anderson 25-9, 25-19, 25-18
SaturdaySept. 8 
10 a.m.Hanover def. Anderson 25-23, 25-11, 25-19
 Ohio Northern def. Spalding (Ky.) 25-14, 25-10, 19-25, 25-16
NoonOhio Northern def. Bethany (W.Va.) 25-18, 22-25, 25-15, 25-19
 Spalding (Ky.) def. Anderson18-25, 25-20, 24-20, 15-12
 2 p.m.Bethany (W.Va.) def. Hanover 25-22, 25-27, 25-16, 23-25, 15-9