The offense of Chapman senior Ashleigh Gideon (9) helps the women’s volleyball team defeat Redlands and achieve a record start to its season. (Photo/Larry Newman)

Chapman University’s volleyball team handed visiting University of Redlands a three-set defeat (29-27, 25-22, 25-20) at the Hutton Sports Center on Tuesday night in SCIAC conference play. It was the Panthers’ fourth straight victory and improves their overall record to 9-2. It’s the best start in Chapman’s Division III history.

The team plays at  home again at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 23, in Hutton Center when it takes on Pomona-Pitzer.

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