The Creighton volleyball team is now 1-36 against ranked teams after getting swept by the 20th ranked St. Louis Billikens Tuesday evening at Sokol Arena. Game scores were 17-16-22. It was however, a record setting night for one Bluejay.
SLU’s Bridget Fonke had 17 kills and hit .484 to lead the Billikens who have won 16 of their last 17 matches. The loss dropped CU to 10-15. The Billikens had 49 kills, six aces, 52 digs and three blocks while hitting an efficient .234 for the match.
Creighton was led by seven kills from Jessica Houts. Allie Oelke, reigning MVC Defensive Player of the Week, led the back line with 18 digs. Houts set a new Creighton career record for sets played (430) and matches played (120), topping marks held by former teammate Korie Lebeda (2005-08) .