ABERDEEN, SD- The Dickinson State University Volleyball team defeated the Presentation College Saints Tuesday night in their NSAA opener.
Presentation won the first match 25-20 but the Blue Hawks came back to win the second and third sets, 25-18 and 25-18. The Saints won the fourth match 25-22. The Blue Hawks won the fifth and final match 15-8 to earn their third match on the season and start the NSAA season 1-0.
Dickinson State finished the match with 62 kills, 61 assists, 75 digs and five team blocks while Presentation finished with 50 kills, 47 assists, 55 digs and seven team blocks.
Danielle Boyette led the Blue Hawks with 15 kills while Brenna Hansen added 12 kills and Shelby Gustafson and Ellie Hanser each recorded 11 kills. Keera Stookey finished with 30 assists and Shaylee Singleton recorded 20 digs in the win.
The Blue Hawks are now 3-9 overall and 1-0 NSAA. DSU will host Viterbo University on Friday and Waldorf on Saturday in Scott Gym. Both matches are set to begin at 6:00 PM (MDT).