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#6 Minnesota volleyball outlasts #15 Panthers

CEDAR FALLS (KWWL) -

UNI took 6th ranked Minnesota to the brink, but fell short in front of a large contingent of Panther fans on Saturday night.

UNI was led by Meghan Lehman's 10 kills.  The Panthers fell behind 2 sets to 1, but rallied to take the 4th 25 - 16 before succumbing 15 - 10 in the 5th.

The Panthers had difficulty containing Gopher hitter Ashley Wittman.  Wittman led everyone with 24 kills.

The loss is UNI's first of the season.  The Panthers host 17th ranked Iowa State on Tuesday in the McLeod Center.

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