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Catching up: Miller records team-high 14 digs to lift Lancers

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By Amanda Hart

Mitchell native and defensive specialist Courtney Miller recorded a team-high 14 digs for the for the Mount Marty volleyball team in a 3-0 victory over Dickinson State Friday in Yankton.

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Miller, who was named most valuable defensive player for the Lancers last season, leads Mount Marty (4-5, 0-0 GPAC) in digs through the first nine games of her junior season with 66.

The Lancers take the court again Friday in a nonconference matchup with Saint Mary.

• Augustana sophomore and former Mitchell Kernel Justin Greenway returned three kickoffs for 71 yards as the primary return option for the Vikings in a 41-28 victory over Minnesota State-Moorhead at Kirkeby-Over Stadium in Sioux Falls Saturday.

Greenway's longest return was 28 yards.

• Hanson graduate Jake Bartscher, a 6'5 233-pound redshirt freshman for the Vikings, also made an appearance in the win. Although he didn't record a catch, Bartscher played several snaps at tight end for Augustana in his college debut.

Augustana (1-0, 1-0 NSIC) travels for another Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference showdown with Minot State Saturday.

• Thad Campbell, a junior defensive back for the University of Sioux Falls football team, recorded 10 tackles in a 32-7 loss against No.11 Minnesota-Duluth in a NSIC matchup Saturday in Duluth, Minn.

This was the first career start at the position for Campbell, a Platte native, who recorded a career high in tackles in the loss.

• Former Wagner Red Raider standout Solomon St. Pierre, a sophomore for the Cougars, recorded three tackles at defensive back in the game.

USF (0-1, 0-1 NSIC) hosts Northern State University at 6:30 p.m. Saturday in Sioux Falls as it looks for its first victory of the season.