DICKINSON, N.D. – After a tough loss on Senior Night, the Blue Hawks responded with a 3-1 victory over Presentation. Dickinson State is now 2-23 on the season and 2-6 in North Star matches. Dickinson State has swept Presentation during the regular season.
The Saints dominated the first set, recording 17 kills and picking up a 25-9 win. The Blue Hawks bounced back and took the next three sets from Presentation to earn their first home victory of the season. Dickinson State posted a hitting percentage greater than .120 in each set.
Megan Oschner was hard at work for the Saints, as she recorded 23 kills. No other Presentation player breached 10 kills. Abigail Wahl notched 23 assists, while Carly Peterson recorded 15. Alyssa Jung notched 28 digs. The Saints finished with 49 kills, 20 hitting errors, and 45 assists.
Shelby Gustafson led the Blue Hawks with 10 kills. Miranda Kadrmas and Tessa Sian both notched nine kills. Maddi Johnston recorded eight kills and two block assists. Morgan Lutz and Tori Baumiller both dished out 19 assists. Natasha Malana continued her stellar defensive season with 20 digs. Sian recorded one solo block and five block assists. Dickinson State finished with 49 kills, 45 assists, seven aces, one solo block, and 12 block assists.
The Blue Hawks will be back in action on Tuesday (Oct. 28) for Dig Pink Night against No. 18 Jamestown. The first set is scheduled to begin at 6 p.m.