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UNI volleyball upsets #8 Minnesota

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MINNEAPOLIS (KWWL) -- The UNI volleyball team recorded their first victory over a top 10 team in nearly 9 years as they completed a 5 game upset over 8th ranked Minnesota on Saturday afternoon.  Set scores were 25-16, 16-25, 17-25, 25-23, 18-16.

The Panther got a career high 23 kills from Michelle Burow.  Setter Bre Payton notched her 9th career triple double with 10 kills, 50 assists, while picking up 13 digs.  It was also her third triple double of the season.

UNI capped the Diet Coke Classic Sunday night with a 5 game victory over Baylor.  Burow again led the Panther attack knocking home 18 kills.

The Panthers next travel to Iowa State on Wednesday night.

Online reporter Mark Woodley

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