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#16 Minnesota Volleyball defeats Northwestern 3-0

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The #16 Minnesota Golden Gophers volleyball team defeated the Northwestern Wildcats in straight sets in their Big Ten home opener.

Minnesota Gopher Volleyball star Daly Santana (Sr.)
Minnesota Gopher Volleyball star Daly Santana (Sr.)
University of Minnesota

Minnesota Volleyball 2015 defeats Northwestern

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Recap

The Gophers had a good night as they won their home opener in Big Ten play at the Sports Pavilion tonight against the Northwestern Wildcats in straight sets going 25-16, 25-23, & 25-21.

Senior Daly Santana led the Gophers with 12 kills and 2 aces.  Freshman Samantha Seliger-Swenson had 36 assists. Junior Paige Tapp was the top blocker with 4 blocks. With 16 digs Rosado Dalianliz, the sophmore libero had another good night.

Minnesota improved to 10-3 overall and 2-1 in the Big Ten.

Minnesota Volleyball Defeats Northwestern Game Stats

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Up Next

Up next for Minnesota is another home game this Saturday against the #7 Illinois at 7:00 pm. The Fighting Illini, now 11-3 (2-1) where upset in Madison tonight by the #19 Wisconsin Badgers in a 3-1 match (16-25, 21-25, 251-21, 25-22). Wisconsin has now improved to 9-4 (1-2) and will take on Northwestern on Saturday.