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Volleyball Falls to Wyoming in Three
Release: Tuesday 09/14/2012 
by WSU Athletic Media Relations

The Wright State volleyball team fell to Wyoming in three sets Friday at the Ball State Tournament in Muncie, Indiana.  The Cowgirls won the match 25-13, 25-14, 25-22.

Marisa Aiello gave WSU a 7-6 lead in the opening set with a service ace, only to see Wyoming answer with seven straight points to go in front for good.  The Raiders again led in the early going of the second set at 2-1 on kills by Heidi Splinter and Anna Norman, but the Cowgirls followed with four in a row and gradually pushed the margin to 17-7.

Splinter broke a 9-9 tie in the third set with a kill and an ace and the advantage later grew to 18-14 thanks to a pair of attack errors, but Wyoming eventually evened the score at 20-20 on a Reese Plante kill.  Another attack error put WSU back up one before the Cowgirls closed out the match with a 5-1 run, including four Jodi Purdy kills.

Wyoming led 46-29 in kills and outhit the Raiders .386-.094.

Splinter paced WSU with 13 kills and had nine digs while libero Katie Glassmeyer had 15 digs and setter Ashleigh Lucco tallied 25 assists and nine digs.

Wright State (1-13) faces host Ball State (11:00) and Pittsburgh (4:30) on Saturday.

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