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Lady Saints Top Martin Luther




NEW ULM, Minn. ( – The St. Scholastica volleyball team extended its win streak to five matches with a four-set triumph at Martin Luther College on Saturday.

How it Happened
The Saints held a narrow lead for much of the opening set and would have set point at 24-23, but three straight kills by Martin Luther’s Kati Aguilar gave the Knights (3-17, 1-3 UMAC) the set 26-24.

The second set saw CSS jump up early on the Knights, but MLC climbed back in and trailed 11-10. However, the Saints then scored nine of the next 11 points to pull away and take the set 25-15 to even the match at a set apiece.

St. Scholastica then used a 10-1 run early in the third set to take command of the set and ultimately win 25-12. In the fourth set, the Saints had runs of seven straight points and five straight points to put the Knights away, once again by a set score of 25-12.

Top Performers
Freshman Jessica Remer (Grand Forks, N.D./Sacred Heart HS) led the way with a season-high 18 kills, followed by Haley Rohwer (Norwood Young America, Minn./Mayer Lutheran HS) with 12 kills. Rohwer also led the team with four blocks. Katie Brostrom (Prior Lake, Minn./Prior Lake HS) recorded 26 assists, while Espi Austvold (Spicer, Minn./New London-Spicer HS) had 22 assists. Alcia Draper (Williams, Minn./Lake of the Woods HS) led the team with 19 digs.

Up Next
The Saints (13-4, 4-1 UMAC) have a big Bridge Battle conference matchup at the University of Wisconsin-Superior on Wednesday. Action begins at 7 p.m.



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