The Iowa State volleyball team got 11 kills and 11 block assists from Jessica Klein to defeat Oklahoma, 3-1 (30-24, 31-29, 28-30, 30-28), and break the school record for Big 12 wins in a season.
.277 to .230, and had 16.5 team blocks in the match.
"I thought that it
was a great road win for us," said head coach Christy Johnson. "We knew that
was a very dangerous team when they ball handled well and they did just that. We
had to respond and I am happy to get the win."
With the win, ISU
improves to 12-8 overall and 5-4 in Big 12 play.
falls to 5-13 overall and 0-9 in conference
After falling behind
19-14, ISU chipped away at the Sooner lead and captured the first game 30-24 on
a pair of aces by Katie Jessen. IowaState out-hit
.125 to .031, en route to taking a 1-0 lead in the match.
Katie Jessen had
five second game kills as IowaState hung on
to win the second game 31-29. With the Cyclones leading 29-25,
scored the next four points to even the score. The Cyclones scored the next two
points to win the game and go up 2-0 in the match.
ISU hit .237 in game
two and added five blocks.
won the third game, 30-28, behind eight kills from Eliane Santos. The Cyclones
out-hit the Sooners, .323 to .273, but were unable to pick up the sweep as
held on to force a fourth game.
In game four, ISU
was forced to come from behind as they scored the final three points to win
30-28 and win the match, 3-1.
Katie Jessen had 18
kills and Nicole Lorenzen chipped in 16 of her own to lead the Cyclones. Boeve
also reached double figures with 10 kills in the win.
Eliane Santos had a
match-high 21 kills for the Sooners.
IowaState will face Big 12 foe
Kansas on Wednesday night at