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No. 11 Gustavus holds off Volleyball

Sports Information photo by Taylor Casey
Sports Information photo by Taylor Casey

Hanna Albers had 18 kills and hit .395 to lead No. 11-ranked Gustavus to a 3-1 road victory at St. Thomas on Wednesday night in Schoenecker Arena. GAC won 25-20, 25-21, 19-25, 25-22.

The Tommies (16-7 overall, 4-2 MIAC) lost outside hitter Fran Egan to an injury on the second play of the match and she didn't return. They dropped their first home contest of the season.

Gustavus (19-2, 7-0 MIAC) has won 12 in a row and remains tied for the conference lead with 7-0 St. Ben's.

For UST, Katharine Mallak had 41 assists and 11 digs; Grace Bordson had 14 kills and three blocks; Audrey Erickson and freshman Sophia Heuer each had 10 kills; Madie Kroehler had eight kills and 12 digs; and Ellie Meyer added 29 digs. 

UST travels to Waverly, Iowa, for Saturday morning matches against Nebraska Wesleyan and Wartburg.