The Dickinson State University Blue Hawks picked up their first home victory against the Presentation College Saints Friday night. The Blue Hawks swept the Saints 3-0, with set scores of 25-20, 25-12, 25-16. The Blue Hawks improved their record to 2-16. Presentation fell to 7-13
The Saints were led on the attack by junior Megan Goedert with nine kills. Sophomore Carly Furhman picked up five kills of her own. As a team, the Saints combined for 26 kills. Defensively, Goedert recorded four solo blocks. Junior Haley Boisjolie picked up 11 digs, leading the Saints, while Freshman Alyssa Jung recorded 9. Senior Mo Bunney had 13 assists.
Dickinson State senior Melissa Avila led all Blue Hawk players with 12 kills. SeniorKelly O'Connor recorded eight kills of her own. The Blue Hawks collectively recorded 27 kills. Not only was O'Connor second in kills for the night, she also led the team in assists with 12. Avila picked up a team high nine digs. Freshman Kate Golding and senior Kelly O'Connor both had three block assists on the evening. Dickinson State registered seven total blocks.
The Blue Hawks will play again October 12, Saturday, at 2:00 PM against Montana Tech.