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UNI volleyball beats Indiana State 3-0 for 22nd straight victory

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CEDAR FALLS (KWWL) -- The University of Northern Iowa volleyball team remained perfect in Missouri Valley Conference play after posting a 3-0 win over Indiana State Saturday night in the McLeod Center. The Panthers (24-2, 14-0 MVC) earned the win after posting set scores of 25-14, 25-15 and 25-21.

Michelle Burow led UNI with 14 kills, and Amy Braun added 10. Ellie Blankenship finished with 20 digs and four service aces, and Bre Payton notched 35 assists, 16 digs and eight kills.

The Panthers outhit the Sycamores (7-22, 3-12 MVC), .305 to .152. UNI also collected more blocks (6.0 to 4.0) and digs (70 to 51) than Indiana State.

The win extends UNI’s win streak to 22, the longest since winning 24 straight in the 2000 season.

UNI returns to action on Friday when it plays at Missouri State.

Online reporter Mark Woodley

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