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Blankenship sets MVC digs record

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CEDAR FALLS (KWWL) -- UNI senior libero Ellie Blankenship became the MVC all-time digs leader surpassing the previous record of 2,202 held by Kelly Broussard.  The record breaker came in Friday's conference opener against Missouri State.

Blankenship's record added the capper for the 16th ranked Panthers as they swept MSU and rival Wichita State to open conference play.

UNI (10-2, 2-0 MVC) returns to action next weekend traveling to Omaha, Neb. to face Creighton. First serve is scheduled for 6 p.m.

Online reporter Mark Woodley

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