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Volleyball defeats St. Catherine 3-1

Samantha K Walter
September 29, 2010

NORTHFIELD, Minn. - Kim Smisek had 16 kills and 16 digs as No. 13 St. Olaf defeated St. Catherine University 3-1 in a MIAC volleyball match on Wednesday at Skoglund Center.

Trailing 9-7, St. Olaf (13-3, 4-0 MIAC ) went on an 8-2 run in the deciding 4th set.

Katie Wolfram added 12 kills and Ariel Carlson had 10.

Kristin Boyum had 24 digs, while Kirstee Rotty had 13 in the win.

Brittni Wangerin had 17 kills to lead St. Catherine (3-14, 1-3 MIAC).

The win was the Oles' eighth straight. St. Olaf will be competing in the IIAC-MIAC Border Battle this Friday and Saturday.

Contact media relations specialist Mike Ludwig at (507) 786-3834 or ludwigm@stolaf.edu.