The 5th ranked Nebraska-Kearney volleyball team had 11 blocks, tying a season-high, to sweep 21st-ranked Metro State 23, 13, 18 Sunday afternoon. UNK improves to 25-1 (15-0 RMAC) The Lopers have reached double digits in team blocks only five times this year but three of those efforts have coming in the last six matches.
The Lopers were ahead 23-20, but Metro closed to 24-23 before outside hitter Chelsie Carson recorded a kill to give the Lopers a 1-0 match lead. UNK had 5 of its team blocks in the first set. After that, the Lopers trailed only four times over the next two sets as Metro hit below zero in each set (-.029 & -.047.