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Ground Round Sugar Loaf Classic - Match Recaps

From site: Volleyball

Date:August 30, 2019 - August 31, 2019
Time:12:00 am
Results:Final Record 2-2
Location:St. Mary's University - Winona, Minn.

Game One - UW-River Falls 3, Luther 0

UW-River Falls handed Luther a 3-0 loss in the season opener for both teams. The Falcons posted set scores of 25-22, 25-21 and 25-15. The Falcons posted an attack percentage of .293, while holding the Norse to an attack percentage of .178.

Paige Steward and Jess Callahan led the Norse offensive attack with seven kills each. Paige Yontz and Rachel Luebbe were next with six. Sam Sixta dished out a team high 19 assists.

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Game Two - Luther 3, UW-Superior 1

Luther rebounded from its loss to UW-River Falls by defeating UW-Superior 3-1. Luther won set one 25-21, lost set two 25-18, and then won set three 27-25 and set four 25-19.

Paige Yontz and Sam Sixta both recorded double-doubles. Yontz tallied 10 kills and 19 digs, while Sixta dished out 34 assists and was credited with 13 digs. Jess Callahan led the team with 15 kills. 

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Game Three - Luther 3, Macalester 0

Luther improved to 2-1 after sweeping Macalester 3-0. The Norse posted set scores of 25-15, 25-14 and 25-20.

Paige Yontz and Paige Steward led a Norse attack that posted an attack percentage of .282. The Norse also combined for nine ace serves. Yontz tallied 11 kills, while Steward was credited with 10. Sam Sixta dished out 30 assists. Anna Jenewein led the team with 12 digs and three aces serves.

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Game Four - St. Mary's (MN) 3, Luther 0

Host St. Mary's University swept Luther 3-0 in the fourth and final match of the Sugar Loaf Classic. The Cardinals posted set scores of 25-22, 25-9 and 25-21.

Sam Sixta led the Norse with a double-double dishing out 22 assists and recording 10 digs. Paige Yontz was the lone Norse to reach double digits in kills with 13. Anna Jenewin led the defensive efforts with 15 digs.

The loss gives Luther an overall record of 2-2

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