COLLEGE CLIPBOARD: Volleyball, swimming
College volleyball Bears down UND GREELEY, Colo. -- Northern Colorado knocked off visiting North Dakota 25-20, 25-20, 25-19 on Saturday in Big Sky Conference play. UNC remains a full match behind UND in the league standings at the halfway point o...
Bears down UND
GREELEY, Colo. - Northern Colorado knocked off visiting North Dakota 25-20, 25-20, 25-19 on Saturday in Big Sky Conference play. UNC remains a full match behind UND in the league standings at the halfway point of the season.
Anna Pioske paced the UND offense with eight kills while Nikki Husfeldt had 20 assists and 10 digs. Senior Jessica Fontes , coming off a career day Thursday in which she killed a personal-best six balls, made her first-ever start.
North Dakota, which dropped to 6-2 in the Big Sky Conference, returns home to host Northern Arizona and Southern Utah on Thursday and Saturday, respectively.
North Dakota improves to 6-0
The North Dakota women improved to 6-0 on the season with two more dual wins Saturday at the Hyslop Pool. UND defeated South Dakota 168-75 and beat Northern Colorado 150-93. The UND men split, beating USD, 190-52, and dropping a 151-86 decision to Air Force.
It was the UND 400 medley relay team of Erin Grabanski, Alexa Weyer, Danica Dutt and Steph Frey winning (3 minutes, 55.94 seconds) to start the meet. Courtney Funk took the 50 freestyle (23.93) with UND boasting the top three finishes. Grabanski won the 200 IM in a time of 2:10.99.
A pair of freshmen went 1-2 in the 200 butterfly with Gracie DiMeo (2:05.41) winning and Dutt close behind (2:08.60).
The 100 fly went to Alli Schwab via her 52.42 winning time. Kristin Ainsworth won the 200 backstroke (2:07.98). Weyer won the 200 breast (2:26.30).