Gophers Top Hawkeyes In Volleyball
The No. 25 University of Minnesota volleyball team earned a 3-0 sweep over the Iowa Hawkeyes, tonight in front of 5,488 fans. Saturday night's attendance was the highest of the season as the Golden Gophers improve to 14-7 overall and 4-6 in the Big Ten.
Minnesota hit .352, led by Adrianna Nora, who had 10 kills and individually hit a match-high .643. Hannah Tapp had eight kills, hit .368 and a team-high four blocks, while Paige Tapp hit .429 and have seven kills in 14 swings. Sarah Wilhite had eight kills, while Daly Santana had six kills, nine digs. Dalianliz Rosado added a team-high 10 digs.
As a team, the Gophers had 40 kills to Iowa's 22, added seven aces, and held a narrow 8-7 block advantage. On the match, the Maroon and Gold also had a 71 percent sideout ratio.
Minnesota hits the road for the next two weeks as it travels to Indiana, Oct. 29, 6 p.m. CT, and at Purdue, Nov. 1, 7:30 p.m. CT.