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PSU Women’s Volleyball drops pair on Illinois trip

PSU Women’s Volleyball drops pair on Illinois trip

Wojtas named to All-Tournament Team for Panthers

            BLOOMINGTON, Ill. – The Plymouth State University women's volleyball team dropped a pair of matches Saturday afternoon on the Illinois trip, as the Panthers played in the Illinois Wesleyan Tournament.

            The Panthers dropped their first match to North Central College, 3-1 (26-24, 14-25, 25-23, 30-28), and ran out of gas in its final match against nationally-ranked (25th) Illinois Wesleyan, losing 3-0 (25-12, 25-17, 25-9).

            Plymouth State posted a 1-3 record in the tournament, and senior Brianna Wojtas (Salem, N.H.) was named to the All-Tournament Team. PSU's four opponents in the tournament have a combined record of 45-30. 

THE BASICS

Barker Chevrolet Classic, at Illinois State University, Bloomington, Ill.. – Saturday, Oct. 8, 2016

North Central (Ill.) 3, Plymouth State 1                              (26-24, 14-25, 25-23, 30-28),

Illinois Wesleyan 3, Plymouth State 0                                (25-12, 25-17, 25-9) 

Records:

PSU 12-10; North Central 13-7, Illinois Wesleyan  14-5 

PSU HIGHLIGHTS VS. NORTH CENTRAL

* Junior Claire Sporer (Medford, Ore.) recorded 13 kills with a .243 attack percentage while Wojtas made 10 kills with a .286 attack percentage.

* Setter Megan Bailey (Canterbury, N.H.) finished with 43 assists.

* Libero Brenna Peruch (Cave Creek, Ariz.) led the team with 24 digs.

* Wojtas had a team-high five blocks.

PSU HIGHLIGHTS VS. ILLINOIS WESLEYAN

* Wojtas led the Panthers with seven kills and a .438 attack percentage (7-0-16).

NEXT MATCH

PSU hosts Suffolk, Foley Gym, Thursday, Oct. 13, 6:00 pm; 

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