Iowa State is without a pair of middle blockers, including Avery Rhodes, due to injury.
Syracuse outlasted Wyoming in 5, while Iowa registered its first road win at Iowa State since 1997. The Hawkeyes and Cyclones met as part of the Iowa Corn Cy-Hawk series.
With her 21st career double-double, Schaeben started off strong in the Cyclone Classic.
The Cyclones rebounded from Friday’s four set loss to No. 14 Creighton with a four-set victory over the Shockers with help from a crushing block and nine or more kills by five players.
Jaali Winters put up a monster double-double of 15 kills and 26 kills to help #14 Creighton overcome a slow start and down #24 Iowa State.
It was a battle every step of the way, but Iowa State prevailed over 14th-ranked Northern Iowa, 3-0, in a front of a sellout crowd in Cedar Falls, Iowa.
Sophomore Maddie Goings led Oregon State to an upset victory over #22 Iowa State in 5 sets on Saturday with career-high kill and dig totals inside Hilton Coliseum.
Iowa State, Ole Miss and Oregon State each got their first win of 2018 under their belts at the Iowa State Challenge on Friday in a mixed bag of results. Caroline Adams (Ole Miss) and Hali Hillegas (ISU) each reached the 1,000 dig milestone on the day.
Once again, Texas goes into a season as the favorites in the Big 12.
Wisconsin swept #14 seed Iowa State at Hilton Coliseum to move on to the Palo Alto regional against #3 seed Stanford.