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Junior Brittany Miller earned tournament MVP honors after tallying 60 digs in three matches over the weekend.
Junior Brittany Miller earned tournament MVP honors after tallying 60 digs in three matches over the weekend.
Volleyball - Sun, Oct. 17, 2010
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BABSON PARK, Fla. - The Marian University volleyball team traveled to Webber International University over the weekend and extended its three-match winning streak to six with a trio of victories in Babson Park, Fla., on Saturday.

The Knights opened the tournament with a thrilling five-set victory over host Webber International, 21-25, 26-24, 18-25, 25-17, 15-9, to push their record to 10-14. Senior Sadie Dizney led the Knights with a match-high 18 kills, while junior Kelsee Evans tallied 11 kills for the Knights. 

Junior Brittany Miller notched a match-high 29 digs as libber, while freshman Katie Kaiser notched 15 digs and freshman Becky Gramer tallied 11 digs. Sophomore Holly Wasmund had a mach-high 29 assists to lead the Knights in the first match.

The day's second match saw the Knights earn another five-set victory over Northwood University (Fla.), 21-25, 25-23, 22-25, 25-12, 15-7, to move to 11-14 on the year. Dizney led four Knights in double figures in kills with 15, while senior Carrie Sherman and Evans each tallied 14 kills. Gramer notched 13 kills as well.

Miller tallied 23 digs in defense, while Wasmund added 16 digs and Gramer and Kaiser each finished with 11 digs. Wasmund also notched a season-high 46 assists in the victory.

The third and final match was not as difficult as the Knights swept Montreat College, 25-13, 27-25, 25-17, to complete the tournament unbeaten and improve their record to 12-14 on the campaign.

Sherman and senior Danielle Perry each notched a team-high nine kills, while Evans added eight kills in attack. Gramer led a trio of Knights in double figures in digs with 16, while Wasmund added 14 digs. Kaiser also added 11 digs for the Knights. Wasmund also finished the third match with a match-high 31 assists.

Junior Brittany Miller was named tournament Most Valuable Player after tallying 60 digs in the three matches in defense for the Knights.

The Knights return to action on Friday when they head to Spring Arbor, Mich., to take on Spring Arbor University in Mid-Central College Conference action. First serve is slated for 7 p.m.