The St. Olaf Volleyball team is off to a strong start after rallying against Macalester in the season opener 3-2 Sept. 13 and soundly defeating Bethany Lutheran 3-0 Saturday. Team captain Andrea Otteman 07 had 17 kills and 17 digs against Macalester and 17 kills against Bethany Lutheran.
It was a day of mixed results and tempered expectations at Saturdays Ole Invite cross country meet. The St. Olaf women turned in a solid third-place performance, but the men finished a distant seventh out of 23 teams.
The St. Olaf football team won its conference opener Saturday, defeating MIAC foe Hamline by a score of 31-6 at Manitou Field. With their victory over the Pipers, the Oles improve their overall record to 3-0, having defeated Luther and Valley City State in their first two games.