Marquette Blanks Providence, 3-0
Nov. 5, 2017
PROVIDENCE, R.I. -- The Marquette University women's volleyball team earned a swift 3-0 (25-20, 25-10, 25-19) sweep at Providence on Sunday evening at Alumni Hall.
The Golden Eagles (18-8, 12-3) were led by sophomore Allie Barber with 14 kills and a .423 hitting percentage, while junior Anna Haak totaled nine kills, while classmate Jenna Rosenthal connected on eight kills with six digs.
Marquette claimed the first set, 25-20 behind four and three kills from Barber and Rosenthal, respectively. The second set was tied 3-3 before the Golden Eagles went on a 9-0 run, taking a 12-3 lead. Providence responded with four straight points, but MU used an 8-1 run to close out the set and won with ease, 25-10.
In the third set, MU and the Friars traded a pair of 4-0 runs and the set was close throughout the end, but the Golden Eagles finished with a 25-19 win to take the sweep.
Providence was led by Cayla Veverka and Addision Root, each with seven kills. Setter Allison Barber compiled a double-double with 23 assists and 11 digs.
Marquette returns home for its final regular season home matches, hosting Georgetown on Friday, Nov. 10 at 5 p.m. Central time before welcoming Villanova on Saturday, Nov. 11 at 6 CT, which will also serve as senior night.
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