"I thought that Stephen F. Austin played very well," said head coach Christy Johnson. "They run a quick offense. We saw things that we need to work on and we have time before we face four very good teams next week."
The Cyclones (5-1) downed Drake, 3-0 (30-21, 30-17, 30-16), behind 10 kills from Erin Boeve and 34 assists from Amanda Craig. ISU hit .312 in the match and blocked nine Bulldog attacks to hold Drake to a .071 hitting percentage.
Drake was led by Megan Veltman, who had 11 kills in the match.
Stephen F. Austin (5-1) hit .257 while holding the Cyclones to a .101 hitting percentage en route to a 3-0 (30-27, 30-16, 30-19) win. The tournament's Most Valuable Player, Stephanie Figgers, had 17 digs to lead the Ladyjacks to the win. Laura Cramer led Stephen F. Austin with 15 kills.
Craig and Boeve, who helped ISU to a 3-1 record this weekend, were named to the all-tournament team for their performance.
The Cyclones will be back in action on Wednesday when they travel to Cedar Falls, Iowa for a non-conference matchup against Northern Iowa.
Cyclone Classic All-Tournament Team Erin Boeve, Iowa State Amanda Craig, Iowa State Traci Rohde, Stephen F. Austin Jami Hill, Stephen F. Austin Claudia Houle, Montana Amy Anderson, South Dakota State Most Valuable Player - Stephanie Figgers, Stephen F. Austin