Augustana Volleyball will travel to Minnesota to finish off the final week of regular season play | Tech US News


SIOUX FALLS, SD – The Augustana volleyball team is set to travel to the state of Minnesota to face the #3 Golden Bears of Concordia-St. Paul on Friday and the Minnesota State Mavericks on Saturday. Friday night’s game is scheduled to start at 6 p.m., while Saturday’s kickoff is at 2 p.m.

This weekend marks the finale of the NSIC regular season before the NSIC Tournament begins on Thursday, November 10th in St. Paul, Minnesota. To simplify things, a weekend win secures a spot in the NSIC Tournament for the Vikings.

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The golden bears
No. 3 Concordia-St. Paul is coming off a weekend where they defeated No. 7 SMSU in five sets while falling to Sioux Falls 2-3. Before their loss to USF, the Golden Bears were riding a 16-game winning streak.

The Golden Bears offense is led by Jasmine Mulhivill with 371 kills and 439 points. While the Golden Bears defense is led by Ellie Sieling with 308 digs and Katie Mattson with 85 blocks.

The non-conformists
Minnesota State is coming off a weekend where they were swept by both No. 7 SMSU and Sioux Falls at home.

The Maverick offense is led by Sophie Tietz with 203 kills and 270 points. Minnesota State’s defense is led by Ellie Klien with 228 digs and Kiya Durant with 103 blocks.

The vikings
Augustana is coming off a winning weekend at home where they rallied in two five-set thrillers against Upper Iowa and Winona State. older Kate Reimann e Maddy Guetter hit career milestones with Reimann getting her 600th Viking kill and Guetter downing 1,000.

Overall, the Vikings are led by Guetter with 331 kills and 404.5 points. Guetter continues to lead the NSIC in total aces with 48 and aces per set with .51. Reimann trails Guetter with 286 kills and 318.5 points. senior Avery Thorson dished out a career-high 66 assists this weekend against Upper Iowa. Thorson has 962 assists this season at 10.34 per set.

Erika Bute leads the Augustana defense with 491 digs and continues to lead the NSIC in digs per set with 5.17 and total digs with 491. Sr. Piper Asche helps protect the Vikings court with 81 blocks on the season.

One last thing
There are four Vikings who have reached career milestones in the last two weeks. Erika Bute surpassed his 1500th dig, Avery Thorson completed your 4000th attendance, Maddy Guetter reached 1000 deaths and Kate Reimann completed over 600 kills while at Augustana.

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