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Panther volleyball sweeps MVC honors

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CEDAR FALLS (KWWL) -- Outside hitter Michelle Burow was named the MVC Player of the Week, while teammate Ellie Blankenship captured the Defensive Player of the Week award announced by the league office on Tuesday.

Burow helped lead the Panthers to a 2-1 record over the weekend, leading UNI in kills all 3 games, including a career high 23 against #8 Minnesota.  Burow also tallied a total of 11 blocks on the weekend.

Blankenship registered 99 digs in the 3 games, including a season high 37 against Baylor.

The Panthers return to action on Wednesday traveling to #11 Iowa State.  Game time is set for 7 PM.

Online reporter Mark Woodley

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