Monday, October 20, 2014

UIS volleyball sweeps Kentucky Wesleyan

Shelby Geers spiked home 10 kills Sunday afternoon at TRAC to key the Prairie Stars to a three-set sweep (25-18, 25-20, 25-22) over Kentucky Wesleyan.

Sunday’s victory finished off a weekend sweep by UIS (8-11) as the program set a record for wins since moving up to Division II.

Geer, who now has double-figure kills in seven straight matches, also had three digs and three block assists in the win over the Panthers (9-10). UIS sophomore Ashley Beaton had nine kills and six digs while junior teammate Nikki Madoch had two solo blocks to go with seven kills.

Lexi Hall, a freshman setter from Champaign, led the Stars with 17 assists. Rachelle Wiegand added 12 assists to go with seven digs and sophomore Kayla Katarzynski pitched in with 12 digs.

The win was reported by The State Journal-Register on October 20, 2014.

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