#8 Minnesota Blows by Green Bay

  0 Jil Price Igara | September 13th, 2018 | Big Ten, College - Women's Indoor, Division I Mid-Major, News

#8 Minnesota def. Green Bay 3-0 (25-18, 25-15, 25-22)

8th-ranked Minnesota righted it’s ship following tough ranked losses last weekend to then-18th-ranked Oregon and then-second ranked Stanford with a sweep of Green Bay in Minneapolis, Minn., Thursday night.

The Golden Gophers dominated their opponent in hitting percentage (.248 to .119) to register the victory and remain undefeated, 4-0, on their home floor.

Minnesota never trailed in the opening set and jumped ahead with a 25-18 win. A 6-1 stretch provided the Golden Gophers with the cushion they needed to silence the Phoenix.

Green Bay held its own in the second set until the Golden Gophers used a 7-1 scoring drive to seize the momentum. Minnesota went on to secure the win by a sizable margin, 25-15.

The Phoenix started the third set strong, establishing a 6-1 lead early. Minnesota recovered with 7-straight scores and the teams battled through 7 ties from there. The Golden Gophers went on to edge the Green Bay, 25-22, scoring the final 3 points for the sweep.

Alexis Hart registered 13 kills to pace Minnesota and hit at a .440 clip. Samantha Seliger-Swenson distributed 33 assists, while CC McGraw logged 18 digs.

Taylor Wolf and Jessica Wolf each recorded 10 kills for Green Bay. Maddie Yoss dished out 28 assists, while Vanessa Buman posted 18 digs.

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