#18 Michigan St. Tops Dukes at UIC Invite

CHICAGO, IL - Duquesne's volleyball team saw their four-game winning streak stopped Friday evening when nationally-ranked Michigan State (#18) shut out Duquesne, 3-0, in the University of Illinois, Chicago (UIC) Invitational at the Flames' Athletic Center.

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Sophomore Liz Homan (Celina, Ohio) had a team-best eight kills and classmate Nicole Wright (St. Mary's, Ohio) recorded 11 digs. Senior Chelsea Tillotson (Adrian, Mich.) assisted on 18 points.

The individual game scores were 25-12, 27-25, and 25-12. The Dukes record is now 7-1 while the Spartans have a perfect 7-0 mark.

Host UIC (3-4) topped Georgia State (6-2), 3-0, in Friday's final game.

Duquesne takes UIC at 11:00 a.m. and then concludes the three-game tourney at 6:00 p.m. against Georgia State on Saturday, September 12, 2009.

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