Trojan Volleyball splits season opening matches

The DSU volleyball team kicked off their 2023 season this weekend, splitting a  pair of matches against Great Plains Athletic Conference foes in the Northwestern triangular. 

#5 Northwestern took down the Trojans in straight sets to open play on Saturday. Hailey Wathen, Madalyn Groft, and Sydney Schell each had four kills for the Trojans in the match. Groft also had five assists and seven digs. 

DSU then picked up their first win of the season in Match 2, sweeping Briar Cliff on scores of 25-20, 25-20, and 25-21. Shell had 11 kills and 3 blocks in the win. Hannah Evans added 8 kills, and Groft had 24 assists. 

Dakota State is back on the court Wednesday, with a 7pm match at Morningside.