Dressed in pink uniforms the Nebraska Wesleyan University volleyball team extended their winning streak to five matches as they took care of Briar Cliff, 3-1, in the annual Dig Pink match for NWU volleyball on Saturday afternoon (Oct. 29) at Snyder Arena in Lincoln.
Nebraska Wesleyan won in scores of 25-17, 24-26, 25-22, 25-22. The victory moves the Prairie Wolves to 16-9 overall and 8-5 in the GPAC.
After easily winning the first set, Briar Cliff (11-18, 7-7 GPAC) came back fighting to win set two. The final two sets were won by the Prairie Wolves despite the Chargers making a late rally in each set.
Three different players reached double figures in kills for the Prairie Wolves led by Hannah Softley with 15. Softley also added three blocks. Brittnie Kreikemeier and Cody Long both added 12 kills for the Prairie Wolves who hit .234 as a team.
Caitlin Anderson handed out 48 assists with 13 digs, while Mackenzie Hite led NWU with 20 digs. Karny Kuehl had six blocks and nine kills.
NWU will have their final home match of the season this Tuesday (Nov. 1) when they host rival Doane College.