Monday, September 17, 2012

UIS volleyball team triumphs

The University of Illinois Springfield posted its first Great Lakes Valley Conference volleyball victory of the season, beating Maryville in a marathon five-set match, 25-17, 19-25, 23-25, 25-22, 15-9 Saturday at Moloney Arena.

The Prairie Stars moved to 3-5 overall and 1-1 in the GLVC, while the Saints are 1-10 and 0-2.

The UIS offense was paced by freshman Connor Borgmeier, who had 19 kills and hit .350 (19 kills, five errors and 40 attacks) for the match. Junior Kellee Mahaffay added 15 kills.

The win was featured by the State Journal-Register on Sept. 16, 2012.

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