Volleyball: Bills on 7 game win streak

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In a weekend roadtrip to the northeast, the Billikens (14-9, 7-2) secured three sweeps, bringing their current winning streak to seven games.


October 22

SLU sweeps Temple in Philadelphia

Megan Boken, Alyssa Deno and Hannah Kvitle all posted double-doubles as the Saint Louis volleyball team swept Temple. Boken finished with 11 kills and tied for team high honors with 14 digs, and Deno recorded a match-best 15 kills along with 13 digs. Kvitle notched 34 assists and 12 digs.

SLU kept the Owls quiet all night on both sides of the ball, limiting their kills and digs in all three sets. Temple  did not have a single player reach double digits in kills.

October 23

Billikens down LaSalle in three sets

Continuing a hot road-streak and fueling hopes for an Atlantic 10 Conference title, SLU was dominate again against the La Salle Explorers. The Billikens took the match 25-14, 25-23, 25-11.

The Explorers scored the first four points of set three, but the Billikens responded by scoring 10 consecutive points. In addition to her match-high 15 kills, Andrea Beaty added five blocks for the Billikens. For the third straight outing, the Billikens did not allow an opponent player to record double-digit kills.

October 26

Red-hot Bills light up Duquesne

Freshman Andrea Beaty, this week’s Atlantic 10 Conference volleyball Rookie of the Week, finished with 15 kills on a career-high .577 hitting percentage to lead the Billikens in a sweep at Duquesne. SLU won by scores of 25-10, 27-25, 25-23 for its seventh straight triumph.

SLU took early leads in all three sets, though a fighting Dukes squad challanged the Billikens in the final two. Set three was tied eight times before SLU went on a 4-1 tear to take the set and the match. The Billikens now won 15 straight sets.