Tenth ranked Creighton volleyball sweeps 21st ranked Marquette
The tenth ranked Creighton volleyball team swept preseason BIG EAST favorite and 21st ranked Marquette yesterday at D.J. Sokol Arena in Omaha.
The match was the first regular-season meeting between league teams since 2005. Scores of the match in favor of the four-time defending BIG EAST champion Bluejays were 25-17, 26-24, 25-20. Taryn Kloth hit .464 and led Creighton with 16 kills, while Jaali Winters added 15 kills and eleven digs on .300 hitting. Creighton hit .439 in the first set and .322 for the afternoon to beat the Golden Eagles for the tenth time in the last eleven meetings. Brittany Witt led all players with 19 digs and Annika Welty served up three of CU’s four aces. Creighton had 48 kills, 59 digs and 7.5 blocks overall. The Bluejays improve to 10-4 overall and 2-0 in the BIG EAST while Marquette falls to 10-4 overall and 1-1 in the conference.