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Montana Tech cruises to straight-set sweep over Montana Western

Posted: 11:00 PM, Oct 30, 2019
Updated: 2019-10-31 16:51:53-04
Montana Tech volleyball

(Editors note: Montana Tech athletics release)

BUTTE -- The Montana Tech volleyball team defeated Montana Western in straight sets on Wednesday night at Kelvin Sampson Court, 3-0.

The Orediggers (21-6) hit for a whopping .446 in the match, including sets of .517 and .519 to open up the evening. The Orediggers finished the night with 48 kills and just nine attack errors.

Montana Tech's Maureen Jessop registered 16 kills, while Heather Thompson and Gena McMillan each had nine. McKenna Kaelber had 41 assists, while Sabrina Hopcroft had 10 digs.

The Orediggers tallied seven aces in the match.

The victory is Montana Tech's 18th consecutive against the Bulldogs. The Orediggers improved to 7-1 at Kelvin Sampson Court.