Despite 22 kills by Kendall Kritenbrink (Gretna, NE), Fort Wayne topped the South Dakota volleyball team 3-1 (25-17, 19-25, 25-14, 25-23) to drop the Coyotes to 7-7 overall and 1-2 in the Summit League.
Outside of Kritenbrink, Sydney Dimke (Ham Lake, MN) provided some offense with 10 kills. Tori Kroll (Germantown, WI) had 49 assists during the match.
South Dakota had offensive troubles throughout the match with 10 service errors and 22 attack errors. They also had some trouble on the receiving end by giving up six aces.
Emily Spencer recorded 20 kills to pace the Mastodon's offense. The Fort Wayne (12-3, 2-1) offense kept the Coyote defense under pressure and had four players with at least eight digs. Tessa McGill anchored the defense with 20 digs.
On the defensive side for the Coyotes, Kroll had 15 digs, Kim Bulaga (Crystal Lake, IL) had 14 digs, and Katie Bunkers (Columbus, NE) recorded 11 digs.