Nebraska Wesleyan picked up a 3-0 GPAC volleyball win over Concordia University on Wednesday evening in Seward. The visiting Prairie Wolves jumped out to big leads in every set. The Bulldogs tried to rally late in the opening two sets, but Wesleyan secured the win. Scores of the match were 25-23, 25-20 and 25-17.
Cody Long, Brittnie Kreikemeier and Karny Kuehl all had seven kills for Wesleyan, who improved to 7-4 overall and 2-1 in conference play. Hannah Softley added five kills, while Mackenzie Hite had a team-high 15 digs. Cicely Batie led the way defensively with four solo blocks on the night.
Marlee Denton (Fremont, Neb.) had a match-high eight kills for Concordia (6-11, 0-3 GPAC) in a losing effort. Ashlea Vaudt (Kalispell, Mont.) and Amanda Kisker (Lincoln, Neb.) added seven kills apiece, while Kisker also added 12 digs on the night. Angela Bruhn (Creston, Neb.) finished with a match-high 20 digs to pace Concordia defensively. Kayla James (Gibbon, Neb.) handed out 14 set assists and added seven digs for the Bulldogs.
Concordia travels to Dakota Wesleyan on Saturday for a 3 p.m. contest against the Tigers.