Bemidji State volleyball goes to five sets against Upper Iowa but fall 3-2

November 05, 20161st2nd3rd4th5thFinal
Upper Iowa23252517153
Bemidji State25212225102
UIUTeam StatsBSU
.210Hitting Pct..223
68Kills64
27Errors21
195Total Attacks193
62Assists63
4Aces2
98Digs90
9.0Blocks13.0
UIULeadersBSU
VanderWoude - 15
Berry - 15
KillsYost - 24
Ketchum - 25
AssistsHaney - 57
Hinrichs - 2
AcesAuer - 1
Haney - 1
Larson - 24
DigsHallmann - 29
Lovhaug - 7
BlocksFletcher - 7
Bemidji State volleyball goes to five sets against Upper Iowa but fall 3-2
Saturday, November 5, 2016
Bemidji State volleyball goes to five sets against Upper Iowa but fall 3-2

BEMIDJI, Minn. – The Bemidji State University volleyball team pushed Upper Iowa University to five sets but fell to the Peacocks, 3-2 (25-23, 21-25, 22-25, 25-17, 10-15), in the final home match of 2016, Saturday afternoon. The Beavers (7-20, 3-16 NSIC) were led by senior Jessica Yost who tallied her 16th double-double of the season with 24 kills and a career high 22 digs.

Yost, now with 995 career digs, can become just the third person in program history to record 1,000 career kills and 1,000 career digs.

Senior Amanda Tronick recorded her 11th double-double of the season after posting 21 kills and 18 digs. Yost led the team by attacking at a .451 percentage while freshman Shelby Haney tallied a career-high 57 assists.

The Beavers’ defense did well in the match and totaled 90 digs, including a career-best from freshman Emma Hallmann who led the team with 29. The Beavers totaled 13 blocks as a team and were led by sophomore Heather Fletcher with seven. Troncik added six blocks while freshman Julie Touchett tallied four.

The Beavers wrap up the 2016 season next weekend on the road and travel to Minnesota State University, Mankato and Concordia-St. Paul University, Nov. 11-12.

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Nestled in Northern Minnesota’s wooden region and located on the shore of Lake Bemidji, BSU sponsors 15 varsity athletic programs with NCAA Division I men’s and women’s hockey membership in the Western Collegiate Hockey Association, while its 13 NCAA Division II programs hold membership in the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference (NSIC).

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