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The Blue Jays haven't had much of an attack in their previous five losses.

The latest one came Wednesday at home against conference-leader Greenville, when Westminster was swept (20-25, 19-25, 15-25). No Blue Jay reached double-digit kills, marking the fifth straight match that has happened.

Early on in the first set, Westminster (10-14, 6-2 SLIAC) had a 4-2 lead after a Haley Menke kill and then a 10-7 lead after Eryka Wanyonyi and Menke kills to make it 10-7 Westminster. Greenville (19-5, 10-0 SLIAC) then used a 9-3 run to take the 16-13 advantage and closed out the frame on a 9-5 run.

The second set was tied at 5 before a 5-0 run by Westminster after four Greenville attack errors and a Payton Bledsoe kill gave them another early set lead. At 13-11 Westminster, Greenville won the next three points and didn't lose the lead the rest of the frame, winning eight of the last nine points.

The Panthers began the third set on a 10-4 run before Westminster climbed back within four at 12-8 after an Emma Geier kill. Greenville kept the Blue Jays at arm's length and kept pushing until a 5-0 run made it 22-12 not long before the Panthers won the set and the match.

Wanyonyi led the Blue Jays with eight kills, Erica Schrader led with eight digs and Gretchen Durbala led with 23 assists. They didn't record a single service ace.

Westminster stays at home for its 2 p.m. Saturday match with Spalding.

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