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Dakota Wesleyan volleyball takes No. 4 Jamestown to the brink in five-set loss

Tigers came back from 2-0 hole to force decisive fifth set but came up short of the win.

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Dakota Wesleyan’s Tya Weideman hits a serve during a college volleyball match on Wednesday, Sept. 14, 2022, at the Christen Family Athletic Center.
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JAMESTOWN, N.D. — Down 2-0, the Dakota Wesleyan University volleyball team rallied to force a fifth set and nearly knocked off the No. 4 Jimmies but Jamestown claimed the Great Plains Athletic Conference match win over the No. 18 Tigers.

Set scores were 25-20, 25-16, 14-25, 21-25 and 15-12.

Ady Dwight had a match-high 25 kills for the Tigers, while Mackenzie Miller had 14 kills. Madeline Else had 52 set assists and Hanna Reiff had 21 digs. Mariah Gloe had 22 digs and three aces for DWU.

The Jimmies (14-1, 3-0 GPAC) had five hitters with at least nine kills, led by Kalli Hegerle's 16 kills and 13 from Logan Sherman.

DWU (10-3, 3-2 GPAC) returns home to host 13th-ranked College of St. Mary at 3 p.m. on Saturday at the Christen Family Athletic Center.

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