CVB: Jackrabbits earn second-straight sweep

Photo: Brent Nathaniel

BROOKINGS, S.D. (GoJacks.com) — The South Dakota State women’s volleyball team completed the series sweep over Western Illinois as it earned its second consecutive 3-0 victory (25-17, 25-23, 25-21) Monday afternoon.

The Jackrabbits improved to 2-1 overall and 2-0 in Summit League play, while Western Illinois fell to 0-3, 0-2.

Crystal Burk registered a double-double with 11 digs and a team-leading 12 kills, while adding three blocks. Sydney Andrews and Akeela Jefferson tallied nine kills each. Carly Wedel dished 39 assists and added seven digs, three kills and one service ace. Tatum Picker and Jada Barnes posted 19 and eight digs, respectively.

South Dakota State heads north to take on North Dakota State Feb. 7-8. Both matches are scheduled to begin 1 p.m.