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Montana Tech volleyball outlasts Montana Western in 5 sets

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Posted at 3:13 PM, Feb 20, 2021
and last updated 2021-02-20 23:24:02-05

BUTTE  — Taylor Henley leveled a match-high 14 kills as the Montana Tech volleyball team fended off Montana Western in five sets 25-23, 25-15, 17-25, 22-25, 15-7 on Saturday at the HPER Complex to give the Orediggers a two-match sweep over the Bulldogs.

Tech improved to 4-4 in conference play and has won all four of its home matches.

Maureen Jessop had 13 kills and 2 solo blocks for the Orediggers. Karina Mickelson added 12 kills. Kamaile Moody had 4 service aces.

Western (1-7) was led by 11 kills from Emmah Peterson, 28 digs from Tannah Sellers and 25 assists from Abbey Schwager. Morgan Kirch had 3 aces.

Tech heads to Helena next week for a doubleheader against Carroll College while Western hosts No. 24 Providence.