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Creighton volleyball beats Wichita State in four sets

  • Eagle staff
  • Published Saturday, Sep. 15, 2012, at 10:40 p.m.

Creighton beat Wichita State’s volleyball team 3-1 on Saturday night in Omaha, handing the Shockers a loss on the first weekend of Missouri Valley Conference play.

The teams split the first two sets, with Creighton taking the first 25-19 and the Shockers recovering for a 25-21 win in set 2. WSU sophomore Kelsey Banwart had three straight service aces midway through the set. WSU took a 23-20 lead with four straight points, and closed out the set on kills by senior Emily Adney and junior Chelsey Feekin.

WSU led 7-3 early in the third set, but Creighton pulled even then drew away, winning nine of the final 11 points.

WSU led 16-13 in the fourth set. Creighton pulled even at 17, then built a 24-21 lead. WSU stayed alive with a kill by Adney and a block by Feekin, but Creighton’s Leah McNary ended the game with a kill.

Adney finished with 14 kills for WSU (7-4, 1-1 MVC). Feekin had 11 kills, 8 digs and 5 blocks to go with 34 assists, and junior Sam Sanders had 11 kills.

McNary, a sophomore outside hitter, had a career-high 21 kills for Creighton (10-1, 2-0).

Wichita State will play its first Valley home match on Friday against Evansville.

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