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Cardinals Secure Weekend Sweep With 3-0 Win Over Pride

Cardinals Secure Weekend Sweep With 3-0 Win Over Pride

UNIVERSITY CENTER — The Saginaw Valley State Women's Volleyball team concluded the weekends contests with a  3-0 victory over Purdue Northwest. The Cardinals head to a 12-5 overall record and a 6-3 record in conference. The Pride falls to 0-9 in the GLIAC with a 1-16 overall record.

Set one was a close matchup between the teams until the Cardinals offense lit up at 19 points. The Cardinals would outscore the Pride 6-2 in the final points, led by rightside, Reagan Moffit, who contributed six kills in the set, hitting .714. 

SVSU took set one, 25-20, edging out a 1-0 lead in the match. 

Maria Vukaj contributed five kills in the quick set two victory, hitting .474 with no errors at this point in the contest. Moffit added another four kills as well, giving Saginaw Valley a 25-13 victory, and a 2-0 edge in the contest. SVSU hit a .429 on the set, holding PNW to a .054. 

Similar to set one, the Prides defense kept the Cards on their toes, knotting up the contest 15-15 at Saginaws timeout. For the remainder of the contest, it was left to who was going to make the least amount of errors. The Cardinals pulled ahead, making the score 19-16, but the Pride was not ready to give up just yet. 

PNW posted an ace, kill and a Cardinal error, tied up the score 20-20. Back and fourth next few points gave the Pride time to pull away after a missed serve, taking the lead 24-23. 

Two huge blocks and a kill from Saginaw Valley gave the Cards a clean sweep on the weekend, taking the set 26-24 and the match, 3-0. 

The Cardinals are now undefeated in Hamilton Gymansium and are 6-3 in GLIAC play. 

Inside the Box Score: 

  • Reagan Moffit earned player of the match honors after posting 10 kills and only one error, hitting a .562 overall.
  • Abbie Toland led with 23 digs for the defense. 
  • Vukaj and Sarah Tabit each had 14 kills.
  • Senior setter, Lindsey Jacobs, posted her career high of 41 assists for the Cardinals.

From head coach Will Stanton: 


Up Next...

The Cardinals will remain at home to play rivals and south division team member, Grand Valley State on Friday, Oct. 5, at 7 p.m. in Hamilton Gymnasium. This will be the only meeting between the teams in regular season play. Live stats and video will be available for this contest. 

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