Redbirds Continue Road Swing at Wichita State, Missouri State
NORMAL, Ill. -The Illinois State volleyball team (9-6, 3-2 MVC) is back on the road for the second-straight week to compete against Wichita State and Missouri State Oct 5-6. The Redbirds will face Wichita State Friday at 7 p.m. (CT) and will match-up against Missouri State Saturday at 7 p.m. (CT).
The Redbirds are on a two-match win streak, with their most recent victory coming against Indiana State Sept. 28. ISU defeated the Sycamores in three sets and were led by Ashley Rosch with 14 kills and 16 digs for her fifth double-double (kills/digs) performance of the season. Illinois State volleyball team heads into the fourth week of conference play with a winning record, which is a feat that has not been achieved since 2005, when the team opened the conference season 5-0.
The Last Meeting
November 18, 2011
Missouri State also finished 1-1 last weekend, recording a win against Bradley, but was swept by Northern Iowa. Andrea Beaty served as an offensive threat for the Bears and led Missouri State after producing a .269 hitting percentage and averaging 3.50 kills and 1.17 blocks per set. The Bears finished the 2011 season with a 22-9 overall record, including a 15-3 finish in league play. Missouri State fell to Pepperdine in three sets in the first round of the 2011 NCAA tournament. The team returns 10 letter winners and five key returners, with the addition of four newcomers.
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