WAYNE – A second North Dakota program felt the wrath of #1 Wayne State College during a Saturday afternoon league match-up.
From Rice Auditorium on the campus of Wayne State College, the top-ranked Wildcats welcomed in Minot State University.
WSC made quick work of Minot State with scores of the match being 25-13, 25-13, 25-11. Wayne State College remains perfect at 23-0 (13-0 NSIC) while the Beavers fell to 0-20 (0-13 NSIC).
Two Wildcats used a .500 or better hitting percentage led by Taya Beller (.524) with 13 kills and two blocks while Maggie Brahmer (.500) added nine kills, four blocks (one solo) and two digs. Rachel Walker posted 29 assists, four digs, two blocks and a kill as Jessie Brandl led the team in digs with 11.
Kelsie Cada tallied seven kills, eight digs and two blocks; Jordan McCormick had six kills and seven digs; Taylor Bunjer tacked on three kills and a block; Isabelle Vacek finished with a kill as other digs came from Havyn Heinz (three), Ally Beresford (one) and Elly Larson (one).
Walker recorded two service aces as single aces came from Cada, Brandl, McCormick, Peltz and Heinz.
Wayne State College out hit Minot State, .351 to .034 and finished with six team blocks compared to two from the Beavers.
#1 Wayne State College will next host Sioux Falls at 6 p.m. on Thursday, October 20.