Volleyball defeats Oral Roberts

BROOKINGS, S.D. (GoJacks.com) — The South Dakota State women’s volleyball team topped Oral Roberts, 3-1 (25-22, 25-21, 22-25, 25-21), on Sunday afternoon at Frost Arena.

The Jackrabbits improved to 6-18 overall and 3-9 in Summit League play, while Oral Roberts fell to 6-20, 2-10.

Mackenzie Hennen paced the Jacks with 18 kills and added 17 digs to register her 12th double-double of the season. Also posting a double-double was Crystal Burk with 12 kills and 14 digs. Ashlynn Smith added 10 kills for the Jacks. Carly Wedel and Madison Fay supported the offensive efforts with 24 and 23 assists, respectively.

Tori Thompson held a team-best five blocks, while Anna Nerad and Wedel added four each. Tatum Pickar posted a career-best 25 digs for the Jackrabbits.

South Dakota State begins a three-game roadstand on Tuesday when it plays at South Dakota. First serve is set for 7 p.m.