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Volleyball - Wed, Oct. 5, 2016
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TERRE HAUTE, Ind. – The Marian volleyball team won third straight sweep in a mid-week matchup with St. Mary of the Woods. The Knights won handedly, winning each set by at least nine points. The victory improves Marian's record to 14-9 on the season. 

Marian took control of the first set from the beginning, jumping out to an early 9-0 lead in route to a 25-15 set one victory. The second set was the closest of the entire match, as both teams played back and forth early on. The Knights eventually took control, going on to win the second set 25-16. Marian then proceeded to make quick work of St. Mary's in the third set, completing the sweep 25-14.

Marian dominated the box score in tonight's sweep, as they doubled St. Mary's in kills (44-21) and assists (40-20). Individually, Frannie Stephenson had another excellent performance. Stephenson led both teams with 15 kills, posting a .361 kill percentage. Ericka Ham and Kalyn Schreiber also had standout performances, each recording six kills. Julie Hoying led Marian with 13 assists while chipping in seven digs, with Vanessa Lay posting a match high 22 digs.

Marian returns to action this Friday for their third match of the week. The Knights travel to Anderson, Ind. to take on NCAA DIII Anderson University at 7:00 p.m. Your online source for Marian Athletics, tickets, multimedia, Knight merchandise, photos and more. 

Marian University (14-9)2525253
St.Mary-of-the-Woods (4-14)1516140
St Mary of the Woods
Marian UniversityIndv. LeadersSt.Mary-of-the-Woods
#7 Frannie Stephenson - 15Kills #13 Gabriella Slagle - 9
#13 Taylor Nauert - 3Blocks 4 Players - 1
#15 Vanessa Lay - 22Digs #3 Madeline Howes - 13
#3 Kylee Kasper - 3Aces #14 Autum Loughead - 3
Marian UniversityTeam StatisticsSt.Mary-of-the-Woods
.248Hitting %: .038
5.0Blocks: 2.0
60Digs: 47
5Aces: 3