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Winona sweeps Beaver volleyball team

Winona State swept the Bemidji State University women's volleyball team 25-21, 25-21, 25-18 Friday at BSU.

The Beavers dropped to 8-11 overall and 2-9 in NSIC play while Winona improved to 10-9 and 6-4.

Nicole Olson led the Beavers with 13 kills while Bethany Thompson had 11 and Kimberly Hacker seven.

Brie Groskreutz contributed 13 digs and Jessie-Beth McCannell 12.

McCannel also had 28 set assists.

The decisive stretch came late in the second game. BSU owned a 20-18 lead but Winona State captured seven of the next eight points to open a 2-0 advantage in games and take control of the match.

Bemidji State will be back in action 4 p.m. today when it hosts Upper Iowa.