NDSU Defeats Drake 3-1
Published: Wednesday, October 17, 2012
Updated: Wednesday, October 17, 2012 14:10
The NDSU volleyball team outlasted the Drake Bulldogs Monday night with a score of 3-1.
The Bison top their well-matched opponent 25-21, 27-29, 25-21 and 25-23 in a defensive battle.
Junior Danielle Dombeck made a career-high 20 digs for NDSU. The Bison had a season-high 100 digs and held Drake to a .119 hitting percentage.
No team led by more than six points, which came for the Bison in the third set, on a kill from senior Brynn Joki.
Joki led the Bison with 18 kills and 14 digs. Senior Megan Lambertson also matched 18 kills and hit .516 as North Dakota State improves to 9-12 overall with its fourth win in five home matches.
Drake libero Sarah Madden made a school-record 45 digs, one shy of the Missouri Valley Conference record set in 2009. The Bulldogs made 99 digs as a team.
NDSU takes a three-match Summit League winning streak to IUPUI at 6 p.m. Friday and continue their two-match road trip at Western Illinois at 7 p.m. Saturday.