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Bulldog Volleyball Records Fifth-Straight Win By Sweeping SVSU

Bulldog Volleyball Records Fifth-Straight Win By Sweeping SVSU

Big Rapids, Mich. - The Ferris State University women's volleyball squad earned its fifth consecutive victory as the Bulldogs opened up a weekend road stretch with a 3-0 sweep over Saginaw Valley State on Friday (Oct. 8) night in University Center, Mich.

The Bulldogs' sweep was their fourth in a row in the Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (GLIAC).

FSU pulled out a 25-23 win in the opening set and then took a 25-18 victory in the second before sealing the win with a 25-21 decision in the third to improve to 10-4 overall and 5-2 in the GLIAC.

Freshman Keona Salesman had a big performance for the Bulldogs, hitting a team-high 14 kills while posting a .353 attack figure. Senior Katie O'Connell added nine kills and 10 digs in the victory.

The Bulldogs' Nina Gorgijevska came up with 19 digs while freshman setter Kaylee Maat posted 32 assists and 11 digs on the night.

Ferris State hit a strong .250 for the evening, coming up with 42 kills and only 10 errors on 128 attempts. FSU also had 58 digs and two aces.

Defensively, the Bulldogs held Saginaw Valley State to a .137 attack figure with the Cardinals totaling 37 kills and 20 hitting mistakes on 124 attacks. SVSU had 62 digs and four aces, but also had six service errors.

Both Madison Thompson and Maria Vukaj had nine kills each for Saginaw Valley State.

The Bulldogs will wrap up the weekend at Wayne State on Saturday (Oct. 9) afternoon with match time set for 2 p.m. (ET) in Detroit.