Sweeping their fourth straight match, the Emporia State volleyball team improved their record to 9-4 with a Victory over Newman University in Wichita Tuesday night.
Closing the first set with an 8-4 run, the Hornets had a 25-14 victory. Newman picked up their game the next two sets, but still fell, 25-20, to the Hornets.
Hitting .473 percent while holding the Newman to a .138 hitting percentage helped sophomore setter and right hitter Katie Deutschmann rack up a double-double with 12 kills and 21 assists, her second for the year.
Junior middle Brianna Kaiser helped with 10 kills and seven digs, and senior defensive specialist Meg Schwartz led the team in digs with nine. Freshman setter Sydney Hartman also assisted on 23 kills.
According to ESU’s website, this streak makes Head Coach Bing Xu’s record 182-67 in the eight years he has coached here.