Hastings had 12 blocks as a team and hit .244 with just 16 attacking errors.
“Normally a coach might dread having a long break in the season,” coach Giesselmann said. “As much as we have been banged up this year this break is going to be good for us. We’re going to have an opportunity to get some of the girls off their feet. We should be very fresh going into Sioux City.”
On Monday the NAIA will release the field of 44 teams competing in the postseason tournament. The top 19 teams will earn an automatic bid. Midland will be making their fifth straight appearance at the final site.
Midland will have nearly three weeks to prepare for their next match. The NAIA National Volleyball Tournament begins on November 28th at the Tyson Event Center in Sioux City, Iowa.