Marquette Sweeps Iowa 25-18, 25-14, 25-18
Sept. 15, 2012
MILWAUKEE - The Marquette University women's volleyball team cruised to a 25-18, 25-14, 25-18 sweep of Iowa Saturday afternoon in its second match of the Marquette Invitational at the Al McGuire Center. The Golden Eagles will face Milwaukee in the tournament finale at 7 p.m.
Iowa (8-5) was led by 12 kills from freshman Erin Radke.
The Golden Eagles claimed the opening frame, 25-18, while hitting .364 as a team. Four MU players notched at least four kills in the set, including a game-high five from Carlson. MU took its largest lead of the frame at 21-12 on a service ace from Elizabeth Koberstein, one of a pair for the Madison, Wis., native in the stanza. Koberstein also recorded 16 assists in the first.
The Hawkeyes hit -.057 in the second set with nine errors on 35 attacks as the Golden Eagles took the frame rather easily, 25-14.
Marquette improves to 3-2 all-time against Iowa, while Marquette head coach Bond Shymansky is now 2-1 in his career against his alma matter.
Pacific, which went 3-0 on the weekend, cliched the Marquette Invitational title with a 3-1 victory over Milwaukee Saturday morning.