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Senior Carrie Sherman tallied seven kills in the three-set sweep of Huntington on Friday night.
Senior Carrie Sherman tallied seven kills in the three-set sweep of Huntington on Friday night.
Volleyball - Fri, Sep. 10, 2010
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INDIANAPOLIS - The Marian University women's volleyball team snapped a seven-match losing streak on Friday night with a 25-13, 25-19, 25-19 sweep of Huntington University at the Physical Education Center. The Knights are now 1-7 on the season and 1-1 in Mid-Central College Conference play. 

After going back-and-forth for the first 10 points of the first set, the Knights scored seven of the next eight points to open a 12-6 lead. The Foresters scored two straight before the Knights opened a seven-point lead at 15-8. The teams traded points again before the knights went on a 7-0 run with the score 16-10 to break the set open. They closed it out quickly to earn the 25-13 win. Senior Carrie Sherman led the Knights in the first set with five kills, while freshman Kacie Kelly tallied 11 assists.
MU jumped out to a quick lead early in the second set as they took an 18-9 lead. HU cut it to 18-15 before the Knights scored seven of the next 11 points to earn the 25-19 win. Senior Sadie Dizney tallied four kills in the set, while sophomore Holly Wasmund dished out a set-high six assists. Sophomore Jaymee Schambers tallied eight digs in defense for the Knights.
The final set saw Huntington jump out and take a 10-8 lead before the Knights stormed back and knotted the score at 13-13. The teams traded points until the score was tied 17-17. The Knights out-scored Huntington 8-2 to pick up the 25-19 victory and seal their first win of the 2010 campaign.
Senior Danielle Perry led the Knights with 10 kills, six in the third set. Kelly finished with 22 assists, while Wasmund finished with 12. Schambers finished with a match-high 13 digs, while freshman Katie Kaiser and junior Kelsee Evans had 11 and 10 digs, respectively. Dizney finished with nine blocks (two solo, seven assists) for the Knights.
MU heads to Grace College looking to string together back-to-back wins. The Knights and Lancers clash in Winona Lake, Ind., at 3 p.m.