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DWU halts losing skid with win over Presentation

ABERDEEN--The Dakota Wesleyan University volleyball team snapped a three-match losing streak on Tuesday with a four-set win over Presentation College. It wasn't an easy win, however, as the Tigers dropped the first set before rattling off three i...

Dakota Wesleyan University's Brittany Bergquist, left and Rebecca Frick, right, go after the ball at the net as Presentation College's Amber Cline (16) defends during Tuesday night's match at the Strode Activity Center in Aberdeen. (John Davis / Aberdeen American News)
Dakota Wesleyan University's Brittany Bergquist, left and Rebecca Frick, right, go after the ball at the net as Presentation College's Amber Cline (16) defends during Tuesday night's match at the Strode Activity Center in Aberdeen. (John Davis / Aberdeen American News)

ABERDEEN-The Dakota Wesleyan University volleyball team snapped a three-match losing streak on Tuesday with a four-set win over Presentation College. It wasn't an easy win, however, as the Tigers dropped the first set before rattling off three in a row, 23-25, 25-22, 25-18 and 25-21.

Rebecca Frick had a huge night for DWU, with a match-high 21 kills and a team-high 29 digs, while Bridgett Knobbe dished out 37 assists and came up with 11 digs. Wagner native Emily Brunsing pitched in 12 kills and Mallory Cooper had a team-high 25 digs. Bon Homme alum Sierra Mesman also added 13 digs in the win.

DWU was strong at the net, coming up with 11 blocks as a team to help force 32 hitting errors and a .085 attack percentage by Presentation.

Joely Roe had a match-high 44 digs in the loss, while Olivia Stet had 11 kills and 14 digs. Jade Gallagher also added 13 kills for the Saints.

Dakota Wesleyan (14-11) is back in action on Wednesday with a Great Plains Athletic Conference match at Jamestown. Presentation (10-13) hosts Dakota State on Friday.

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