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PSU Women’s Volleyball splits at Illinois Wesleyan

PSU Women’s Volleyball splits at Illinois Wesleyan

Panthers down Fontbonne after loss to Lincoln Christian

            BLOOMINGTON, Ill. – The Plymouth State University women's volleyball team split a pair of matches Friday evening on the first day of the Illinois Wesleyan Tournament.

            The Panthers dropped their first match to Lincoln Christian, 3-1 (25-19, 25-16, 20-15, 25-20), but came back to defeat Fontbonne in the second match, 3-2. 

THE BASICS

Barker Chevrolet Classic, at Illinois State University, Bloomington, Ill.. – Friday, Oct. 7, 2016

Lincoln Christian (Ill.) 3, Plymouth State 1

Plymouth State 3, Fontbonne 2 

Records:

PSU 12-8; Lincoln Christian 11-5, Fontbonne  6-11 

PSU HIGHLIGHTS VS. LINCOLN CHRISTIAN

* Senior Brianna Wojtas (Salem, N.H.) led PSU with 13 kills, a .320 attack percentage (13-5-25) and three blocks.
* Freshman Alexis Bowers (Port St. Lucie, Fla.) added nine kills and setter Megan Bailey (Canterbury, N.H.) made 39 set assists.
* Libero Brenna Peruch (Cave Creek, Ariz.) posted a team-high 20 digs, while sophomore Alisha Flanagan (Milton, N.H.) added 14 and Rachel Morrissey (Salem, N.H.) chipped in with 13.
PSU HIGHLIGHTS VS. FONTBONNE
* Wojtas topped the Panthers with 14 kills and a .314 attack percentage (14-3-35).
* Junior Claire Sporer (Medford, Ore.) and senior Kayla Wyland (Melrose, Mass.) added 10 kills each.
* Bailey ran the offense and finished with 48 assists.
* Four Panthers reached double figures in digs -- Peruch (21), Bailey (13), Morrissey (12) and Flanagan (10).
NEXT MATCH

PSU vs. North Central (Ill.), 10:00 am; PSU vs. Illinois Wesleyan, 2:00 p.m.

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