BELLEVUE, Neb. -- The No. 13-ranked Bellevue University volleyball team extended their win streak to six matches with a 3-0 victory over Presentation College on Saturday afternoon in North Star Athletic Association play at the Gordon Lozier Athletic Center.
#13 Bellevue: 23-5 (9-2 NSAA)
Presentation: 10-15 (4-7 NSAA)
Recap: #13 Bellevue 3, Presentation 0 (25-21, 25-18, 25-17)
Bellevue started slow, hitting just .133 in the opening set, before finding their footing as they hit a combined .351 over the final two sets to secure the sweep.
Olivia Galas directed the Bruin offense to a .269 hitting percentage for the match as she finished with 42 assists to go along with 10 digs.
Paige Holdsworth recorded her second double-double of the year as she hit .474 to total 10 kills and 13 digs on the afternoon.
Sierra Athen paced the BU attack, narrowly missing a double-double, as she finished with 13 kills and eight digs. She was joined in double figures by Rosa Reed-Bouley who contributed 10 kills to the Bruin attack.
Coree Lipovsky led the Bruin defensive efforts with five blocks as BU piled up an 8-4 advantage at the net and out-dug the visiting Saints 50-48.
Haylee Biel, Morgan Moelter, and Kayla Wolfe recorded six kills apiece to lead Presentation. Laura Babcock notched a team-best 14 digs for the Saints.
Bellevue travels to (RV) College of St. Mary on Tuesday, Oct. 29 for a 7:30 p.m. match with the Flames from the Lied Fitness Center.