IU Dropped by #8 Wisconsin
Oct. 14, 2005
MADISON, Wis. - The Indiana volleyball team fell to 8-11 (1-6 Big Ten) on the season after struggling against No. 8 Wisconsin in a three-game match. The Hoosiers had a challenging night against the Badgers, as IU came up short 3-0 (30-14, 30-25, 30-12).
Indiana could not get anything going in the first frame, as Wisconsin pulled ahead for a 30-14 victory to take a 1-0 lead. The Badgers posted a .435 percentage in the game to claim the lead.
In the second stanza, the Hoosiers proved much more up to the task of battling Wisconsin. At one point, Indiana held a 23-22 lead, but could not hold on as the Badgers went on an 8-2 run to win, 30-25, and jump ahead 2-0.
The Badgers then closed out the match in the third game, 30-12, to claim the 3-0 win.
Next up, IU travels to Evanston, Ill., to tangle with Northwestern tomorrow at 7 p.m.
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