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Volleyball: Owls Put Away Cajuns in Five Set Battle


Volleyball: Owls Put Away Cajuns in Five Set Battle

The FAU volleyball team withstood a strong effort by Louisiana-Lafayette but defeated the Raginí Cajuns in five sets on Friday night.

The first set was tied at 19 when FAU outscored ULL 6-3 to win the set. Christina Wallinger served an ace to close the match. Wallinger also had seven kills and a block assist in the set. ULL got out to a fast start in the second set and the Owls were unable to rally, tying the match at a set apiece.

The Owls and Raginí Cajuns were tied at eight in the third set before FAU took eight of the next 11 points, taking a 17-11 lead. A Krystena Castro kill eventually gave the Owls a 25-18 win.

ULL took control early on in the fourth set and won 25-20, tying the match again. The Raginí Cajuns had a 14-11 lead in the fifth set, but the Owls staved off three straight match points to tie the set at 14.

Nicole Gerig and Kristyna Dzmuranova had back-to-back kills to close out the 5-0 run and give FAU the win.

Source: FAU Media Relations
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