(KMAland) – Northwestern Missouri increased their winning streak to 10, while Creighton and K-State were the other winners and ISU, Drake, UNI and Missouri all lost in regional varsity volleyball on Friday.
Northwestern Missouri State (17-2, 10-1): Northwestern Missouri led their winning streak to 10 with a four-set victory over Pittsburg State. Kelsey Havel led the offense with 20 kills and added 12 digs while Payton Kirchhoefer had 17 kills and Jaden Ferguson recorded 10 winners. Alyssa Rezac had 43 assists and 14 digs in the victory.
State of Iowa (12-7, 4-4): Iowa State lost in straight sets to No.1 Texas in the Big 12 Conference game. Eleanor Holthaus had nine assists while Jaden Newsome finished with 24 assists and Allie Petry had 10 digs to lead the Cyclones.
Creighton (19-3, 7-2): Creighton swept the Big East Conference over Georgetown. Norah Sis had 10 kills and 10 digs to lead the Jays while Kendra Wait had 25 assists. Abby Bottomley also had a good night with 14 digs and five aces.
Drake (8-9, 3-6): Drake lost in straight sets to Bradley in the Missouri Valley Conference game. Haley Bush had 16 kills and 10 digs to lead the Bulldogs. Kacie Rewerts recorded three blocks and two aces, and Caitlyn Smith had 16 assists. Kylee Macke added 11 digs.
Northern Iowa (8-14, 3-6): Northern Iowa lost a back-to-back Missouri Valley Conference game to Illinois State. Emily Holterhaus had nine kills for the Panthers in the loss. Kira Fallert added 10 digs and Tayler Alden finished with 16 assists.
Missouri (4-17, 1-7): Missouri fell in straight sets to Ole Miss in the Southeastern Conference. Anna Dixon of Missouri had 10 assists, Addison Lyon had 14 assists and Kaylee Cox had nine digs in the loss.
Kansas State (12-7, 3-5): Kansas State notched a four-set Big 12 victory over TCU. Aliyah Carter had a huge night with 23 kills and three aces, while Sydney Bolding recorded seven blocks and Teana Adams-Kaonohi had 40 assists. Mackenzie Morris added 18 digs.