WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – For the thirteenth year in a row, No. 11 Purdue (8-4) retained the Monon Spike after his fight with Indiana (2-10) in a way overwhelming (25-18, 25-11, 25-16).
With the victory, Purdue moves to 34-12 in the touring trophy series and 72-34 in the all-time series.
The Boilermakers never lost the lead. for all three complete sets and produced no receiving errors for the first time in 2021 (last: vs. Wright State, 12/6/19). As a team, Purdue achieved a .355 batting percentage, the second best efficiency of the year.
Two Boilermakers recorded double-digit deaths overnight: Caitlyn Newton (12) and Grace Cleveland (10). Cleveland made no mistakes for the fourth time in his career (last: vs. Wright State, 12/6/19).
Jena Otec led the defensive effort, racking up 15 attacks, followed by Marissa Hornung with 10. Meanwhile, Hayley Bush recorded 32 assists and three kills in the victory .
More to come…