Bison upend UND: North Dakota State downed North Dakota 25-19, 25-18, 25-22 on Friday night in Summit League volleyball at the Betty Engelstad Sioux Center.
UND dropped to 2-13 in the league and 2-15 overall while the Bison improved to 7-8 and 9-8.
UND redshirt freshman Sofia Hedqvist had 11 kills to lead the Fighting Hawks. Peyton Sewell had three kills in addition to 14 assists while Lexi Ahrens and Alexa Albinson finished with eight and six kills, respectively.
Both teams will close out the season Saturday night at the Betty.
Seniors Taylor Riedl and Sara Antic will be honored as part of the team's Senior Night festivities.
Stephen-Argyle falls: Cass Lake-Bena downed Stephen-Argyle 65-55 on Friday night to win the Minnesota Section 8A girls basketball title at Ralph Engelstad Arena in Thief River Falls.
CLB now advances to the state Class A girls tournament.
Riley Mooney led Stephen-Argyle with 23 points while Grace Carlson added 17.
Taryn Frazer led Cass Lake-Bena with 19 points.
Cass Lake-Bena led 35-25 at the half.
1/5: UND's Peyton Sewell (6) and Lexi Ahrens (7) jump to block as Bison outside hitter Ali Hinze spikes the ball during a women's volleyball match at the Betty Engelstad Sioux Center on Friday. March 26, 2021. Nick Nelson / Grand Forks Herald
2/5: Fighting Hawks assistant volleyball coach Erin Green talks strategy with outside hitter Sofia Hedqvist (left) in the second set of a home volleyball match against N.D. State on Friday, March 26, 2021. Nick Nelson / Grand Forks Herald
3/5: UND libero McKenzie Damon bumps the ball in the second set of a home volleyball match against N.D. State on Friday, March 26, 2021. Nick Nelson / Grand Forks Herald
4/5: UND outside hitter Taylor Riedl serves in the second set of a home volleyball match versus the N.D. State Bison on Friday, March 26, 2021 at the Betty Engelstad Sioux Center. Nick Nelson / Grand Forks Herald
5/5: Fighting Hawks head volleyball coach Jeremiah Tiffin speaks with middle hitter Lexi Ahrens (7) in during the second set of a home match against N.D. State on Friday, March 26, 2021. Nick Nelson / Grand Forks Herald
Wayne Nelson is the sports editor at the Herald.
He has been with the Grand Forks Herald since 1995, serving as the UND football and basketball beat writer as well as serving as the sports editor.
He is a UND graduate and has been writing sports since the late 1970s.
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