Senior outside Ariel Krolikowski and junior middle Katie Sokolowski combined for 27 kills to help the 4th-ranked Nebraska-Kearney volleyball team sweep Fort Hays State (25-22, 25-9, 25-14) Tuesday night. This is the first of three MIAA home matches for the Lopers (24-2, 10-1). Central Oklahoma and Pittsburg State come to town this Friday and Saturday.
The MIAA Hitter of the Week, Sokolowski had a team-high 15 kills with a .522 hitting efficiency. Over the last six matches she is averaging 3.83 kills per set and hitting .561.
Also, sophomore libero Liz McGowan (GI Central Catholic) had 14 digs and three aces and senior setter Jenna Rouzee (GI Northwest) had 33 assists, seven digs, four blocks and two kills.