Aurora, Ill (WFIE) - University of Southern Indiana Volleyball racked up 44 kills and a .314 attacking percentage en route to its fifth consecutive win, this time a 26-24, 25-15, 25-20 triumph over Ohio Valley University in its final match of the Midwest Region Crossover.
The Eagles, who began the day with a four-set win over Ashland University, return to GLVC play Friday at 7 p.m. when they travel to Louisville, Kentucky, to take on East Division rival Bellarmine University.
Both teams racked up high attack percentages, but five service error hampered the Fighting Scots (7-14), who hit .412 in the opener. Humphrey had four kills to lead the Eagles, who hit .323 in the first frame.
USI raced out to a 10-3 lead in the second set and never let up as the Eagles held Ohio Valley to a .065 attacking percentage. Humphrey again paced the Eagles with five kills in the second set.
The Eagles used a pair of 3-0 runs midway through the third set to pull away from the Scots. USI had 16 kills and a .371 attacking percentage in the final stanza, including five kills and .714 hitting clip from Whitfield.