Volleyball continues to playoffs


Nicole Girgen

Left to right: Paige Christopher, Madison Rizner and Kate Masberg guard the net against the University of Minnesota Duluth on Saturday, Nov. 16 in McCown Gymnasium. After the win this weekend the Warriors head into the NSIC Tournament with a season record of 21-7.

Jenna Statz, Sports Reporter

The Warriors looked strong in set one Friday, Nov. 15 as they battled it out against St. Cloud State, but could not come through in the next three sets.

Winona State fell short being defeated by the Huskies by scores of 19-25, 25-23, 25-22 and 25-20.

On Saturday, Nov. 16 Winona State concluded its final regular game with a sweep against University of Minnesota Duluth.

The Warriors completed their perfect sweep by set scores of 25-10, 25-18 and 25-23.

Following the weekend, Winona State finished their season 21-7 overall and 13-7 in the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference (NSIC).

For the Warriors, junior Megan Flom and junior Kate Masberg lead the way this weekend with 24 and 12 kills respectively over both games.

Junior Bre Maloney was on her game this weekend by assisting her teammates 80 times throughout both matches.

On the defensive side of things this weekend for Winona State, both Flom and sophomore Madison Rizner shut things down with nine blocks. Junior Becca Pagel contributed, recording 38 digs.

Winona State has officially ended their regular season and will go on to play in the NSIC tournament. They face Concordia University, St. Paul in the first round on Friday, Nov. 22 at 2:30 p.m.