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VOLLEYBALL: Bemidji State picks up 2nd straight sweep, beats Minot State

The Bemidji State volleyball team likes the smell of home cooking.

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BEMIDJI – The Bemidji State volleyball team likes the smell of home cooking.

The Beavers won their second straight home match in as many days on Saturday at the BSU Gymnasium, sweeping Minot State 3-0.

Bemidji State (3-9, 2-2 NSIC) was consistent throughout the match, winning by set scores of 25-14, 25-14 and 25-16.

Hallie Mertz and Lauren Sitter tied for the team lead with 10 kills each for BSU, while Ashley Crowl and Rylee Pompa contributed seven apiece. Hally Holker led the Beavers with 21 set assists, and Emily Wade backed her up with 17.

Lauren Justesen paced Bemidji State with 18 digs, doubling up the next closest Beaver – Ashley Crowl – who collected nine.

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Now up to .500 in conference play, BSU returns to the court against Sioux Falls at 6 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 23, back at the BSU gym.

Bemidji State 3, Minot State 0

MSU 14 14 16 – 0

BSU 25 25 25 – 3

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