Volleyball Gets A 3-0 Win At SIU

first_imgSIU (4-17, 0-8 MVC) was led by Patience Brown’s 11 kills on 20 attempts. at UNI 10/19/2018 – 7 p.m. Emily Plock (Altoona, Iowa) also helped the Bulldogs rebound with eight kills on 26 attempts along with four blocks. Drake rolled to the 25-14 win in the first set behind 15 kills while hitting .406. Cheek registered five of those kills on just eight swings. A 5-0 run helped turn a two-point advantage into seven and Drake added to that quickly in taking the first set from the Salukis. However, the Bulldogs returned to their dominant form in the third and final set, opening with a 13-4 lead. The lead stayed at eight points or more and Drake held a 24-13 lead at one point. However, the Salukis scored six-straight points until Elle Tubbs (Clinton, Iowa) stepped up with her sixth kill of the night to put the set to rest at 25-19 for the Bulldogs. The Bulldogs’ return to action next weekend when they travel to in-state foe and MVC leader UNI Friday, Oct. 19, in Cedar Falls, Iowa.Print Friendly Version Drake (16-7, 5-4 MVC) prevailed by set scores of 25-14, 25-23, 25-19 in the quick three-set victory. Cheek’s 16 kills came on 40 attempts and the Bulldogs hit .234 as a team in large part due to Paige Aspinwall’s (Dayton, Minn.) 35 assists. Cheek and Aspinwall also added nine digs each while Kylee Macke (Ankeny, Iowa) led the defense with 18 digs. ESPN+ Live Stats The second set was much more tightly contested until Drake outscored the Salukis down the stretch, 5-3, by taking advantage of three SIU errors to take the set, 25-23. Full Schedule Roster CARBONDALE, Ill. – Led by 16 kills from Cathryn Cheek (Coppell, Texas), the Drake University team earned a convincing 3-0 win at SIU Saturday evening to conclude its most recent Missouri Valley Conference road series. Preview Next Game: Watch Livelast_img read more