IU Falls To No. 18 Minnesota
Oct. 29, 2005
MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. - The Indiana volleyball team fell to 9-15 (2-10 Big Ten) on the season with a tough 3-0 (30-21, 30-20, 30-18) loss to No. 18 Minnesota in Minneapolis, Minn.
The Hoosiers had a difficult time handling the Golden Gophers throughout the match, as Minnesota connected at a .389 clip during the contest.
In the first frame, the Hoosiers fell 30-21 under a withering attack from Minnesota's offense. The Golden Gophers posted a .469 hitting percentage during the game.
More of the same came in the second stanza as Minnesota claimed a 30-20 win with a .444 attack rate. Although, the Hoosiers did show signs of improvement with a .353 hitting percentage of their own.
The Golden Gophers then closed out the match with a 30-18 win in the third game.
Next up, the Hoosiers return home to face Penn State on Nov. 4 at 7 p.m., before battling Ohio State on Nov. 5 at 7 p.m. Both contests will take place in the University Gym in Bloomington, Ind.
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