NDSU loses at home against IUPUI
Published: Monday, September 24, 2012
Updated: Monday, September 24, 2012 14:09
The women’s volleyball team lost three sets to one against IUPUI on Saturday, marking their second straight loss in a Summit League home match at the Bentson Bunker Fieldhouse. Winning the first set 21-25, the Bison dropped the next three with the final scores of 25-17, 25-14, and 25-23.
Moriah Fair of IUPUI came away with 14 kills for the night, leading four players in double figures. Brynn Joki and Megan Lambertson of NDSU brought their share of kills with 16 and 15, respectively. With the conclusion of tonight’s matchup, IUPUI improved to 10-6 overall and 4-1 in the Summit League. NDSU now drops to 4-10 overall and 1-3 in the Summit League.
Of the 18 Bison kills in the first set, Lambertson claimed six for her own, the last one giving the Bison their only set win. Hitting over .400 in five of the last six matches, Lambertson hit .414 tonight against IUPUI. Joki had no errors in the first two sets and contribute with 10 kills of her own.
NDSU was outhit tonight .253 to .177, outdug by 10, and came away with less blocks at 6-5. The women will be back in action next Friday, September 28 against Oakland at 7 p.m. Following that matchup, the Bison will then face Fort Wayne at 7 p.m. next Saturday, September 29.