Tuesday, 26 September 2023

NCAA Womens Volleyball

Eagles overwhelmed by high-powered Hoosiers

University of Evansville

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. – University of Southern Indiana Volleyball (1-2) had a tough outing against power-five school, Indiana University, at Wilkinson Hall on Saturday morning as the Screaming Eagles were defeated, 3-0 (25-16, 25-14, 25-18).
Big runs from the Hoosiers cost USI the opening frame, 25-16. The Eagles scored their first points off big kills from senior outside hitter Leah Anderson (Bloomington, Illinois) and senior outside/right side hitter Abby Bednar (Chagrin Falls, Ohio). With IU up 6-5, the Hoosiers tallied eight of the next 10 points to extend their lead to 13-7. Despite responding with a pair of points, USI watched IU score five straight points to go down by 10 points. Junior outside hitter Abby Weber (Fishers, Indiana) stopped the run with a kill that rolled into a 6-2 surge for the Eagles after a few offensive miscues by the Hoosiers. Even after a last-second effort, USI could not overcome the large deficit. IU’s offense started off hot, earning 13 kills with only five errors In comparison to USI’s nine kills and eight errors.
An early deficit lifted the Hoosiers over the Eagles in a 25-14 second game. IU started off the frame with a 4-0 stint off three kills before adding another 4-0 surge to make it a 10-3 game. After an attacking error and an Anderson kill, the Eagles cut the margin to five until a short burst from IU extended the lead back to 16-6. Trailing 20-9, USI found a rhythm and scored three straight off a pair of kills from Weber. However, the…

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