St. Olaf def. UM-Morris 25-16, 25-15, 25-18 (Box) | St. Olaf def. Crown 25-13, 25-6, 25-10

Oles improves to 12-2 with tourney title, two more wins in St. Joseph

Mike Ludwig
September 19, 2009

ST. JOESPH, Minn. - The St. Olaf volleyball team defeated UM-Morris and Crown College in three sets on Saturday at the College of Saint Benedict Invitational to improve to 12-2.

By virtue of points allowed, St. Olaf won a four-way tie-breaker to win the tournament title.

Kim Smisek was named the tournament MVP after she had 13 and 15 kills to pace the Oles, who hit .541 in the win over Crown.

Setter Kelly Prunty was also named to the all-tournament team. Prunty and Smisek have been on all-tournament teams in each of the team's first three events this fall.

St. Olaf returns to MIAC play on Wednesday at Macalester.

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