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Nebraska volleyball sweeps Purdue for 10th straight win

October 19, 2022 11:15 pm

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (Nebraska Athletics) — The No. 3 Nebraska volleyball team picked up another sweep on the road with a 25-21, 25-20, 25-18 win at No. 12 Purdue on Wednesday night.

Bekka Allick had a career-high 12 kills with four blocks and hit .611 to lead the Huskers (17-1, 9-0 Big Ten) to their 10th straight win and fifth straight sweep.

Madi Kubik had nine kills and nine digs and hit .304, and Ally Batenhorst posted seven kills.

The Huskers hit .295 for the match and held the Boilermakers to .140.

NU had the advantage in kills (41-36) and digs (38-34), while Purdue had a slight edge in blocks (8-6).

Nebraska sided out at 68.9%, while Purdue sided out 54.8% of the time.

Whitney Lauenstein added five kills, while Kaitlyn Hord had five and Lindsay Krause had three. Lauenstein also had four blocks and two aces.

Nicklin Hames and Anni Evans had 21 and 16 assists, respectively. Lexi Rodriguez and Kenzie Knuckles had nine and seven digs, respectively.

Purdue (15-4, 6-3 Big Ten) got nine kills from Emma Ellis and eight kills from Madeline Koch. Eva Hudson entered the match averaging more than 17 kills per match, but NU held her to a season low in kills (seven) and hitting percentage (-.086).

The Huskers next head to Champaign, Illinois, for a 6 pm Saturday match against Illinois.

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