Hennen reaches milestone, Jacks edged by Denver

BROOKINGS, S.D. (GoJacks.com) — The South Dakota State women’s volleyball team came up short against Denver, 3-1 (15-25, 20-25, 26-24, 25-17), on Friday evening at Frost Arena. With her ninth kill of the match, Makenzie Hennen became the 12th Jackrabbit all-time to reach 1,000 career kills.

The Jackrabbits fell to 5-18 on the season with a 2-9 mark in Summit League matches. Denver improved to 17-6, 9-2, good for second in the Summit League standings.

Hennen led the offense with 13 kills, while Crystal Burk added 12 kills and Ashlynn Smith posted 10. The setting duo of Maddie Fay and Carly Wedel aided the offense with 18 and 14 assists, respectively. Tatum Pickar held a team-high 14 digs and Anna Nerad recorded six blocks.

South Dakota State will host Oral Roberts on Sunday at Frost Arena. First serve is set for 1 p.m.