Women's Volleyball

    Indiana Falls in Four to No. 21 Illinois

    Go Hoosiers! Kelci Marschall had 13 kills for the Hoosiers.
    Go Hoosiers!
    Kelci Marschall had 13 kills for the Hoosiers.
    Go Hoosiers!

    Sept. 28, 2012

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    BLOOMINGTON, Ind. - Indiana Volleyball (8-7, 0-3) fell to No. 21 Illinois (8-5, 2-1) in four sets (25-22, 12-25, 17-25, 20-25). IU got 14 kills from Jordan Haverly and 13 from Kelci Marschall in the match.

    In the first set, Indiana went back and forth with the Illini, eventually trailing 9-11. The Hoosiers went on a huge run at that point, winning eight straight points and 12 out of 14. The Hoosiers stormed out to a 21-13 lead before closing it out 25-22. IU got five kills from Haverly and four from both Marschall and Amelia Anderson. Melanie Hicks added two service aces in the set. The Hoosiers had a match-high 16 kills in the set and held Illinois to just 11.

    The Illini got on track in the second, taking it 25-12. The Hoosiers only got eight kills in the set, with Haverly and Marschall each getting two.

    Anderson had four kills to lead IU in a third-set that went to the Illini 25-17. Haverly added three kills and Kyndall Merritt had four digs.

    The Hoosiers got back on track a bit in the fourth set, but it wasn't enough as Illinois closed it out 25-20. The Hoosiers had 15 kills, led by Marschall's six and Haverly's four.

    The Hoosiers host Northwestern on Saturday at 7 p.m. ET. For complete coverage of all things IU volleyball, stay tuned to IUHoosiers.com.




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