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IU East went 1-1 on Sept. 9.
Volleyball - Sat, Sep. 9, 2017
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IU East (4-12)25232520132
Earlham College (5-2)23252025153
Richmond, Ind.
IU EastIndv. LeadersEarlham College
#17 Maria Brasel - 18Kills #14 Carly Federinko - 18
#10 Sophie Rogers - 7Blocks #11 Naomi Ongjanco - 4
#4 Madison Yoder - 22Digs #2 Megan Hedinger - 26
#4 Madison Yoder - 3Aces #8 Sydney Ameluxen - 6
IU EastTeam StatisticsEarlham College
.196Hitting %: .180
10.0Blocks: 7.0
87Digs: 77
3Aces: 11
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IU East (Ind.) (4-11)2525253
Pikeville (Ky.) (3-6)2319210
Richmond, IN
IU East (Ind.)Indv. LeadersPikeville (Ky.)
#11 Taylor McKinney - 13Kills #2 Noelani Simpson - 13
2 Players (#7,#10) - 3Blocks #18 Katie Slone - 5
#4 Madison Yoder - 18Digs #8 Brittany Reels - 10
#1 Hailey Langenkamp - 2Aces 2 Players (#1,#7) - 2
IU East (Ind.)Team StatisticsPikeville (Ky.)
0.132Hitting %: 0.048
7.0Blocks: 6.0
46Digs: 37
5Aces: 6

RICHMOND, Ind. - The Indiana University East volleyball team split its two matches on the opening day of the Earlham College Quaker Classic on Sept. 9.

The Red Wolves (4-12) started their day with a 25-23, 25-19, 25-21 win against the University of Pikeville (3-6).

IU East then dropped a marathon 23-25, 25-23, 20-25, 25-20, 15-13 decision against host Earlham (5-2) in the final match of the day.

KEY MOMENTS

* IU East won 13 points in a row - the last six points of the first set and the first seven points of the second set - to take control of the match against Pikeville.

* Earlham closed the fifth set with an 8-2 run to seize the victory in the evening match.

NUMBERS OF NOTE

* Taylor McKinney put away 30 kills on the day.

* Maria Brasel had a season-high 18 kills against Earlham on a .318 hitting average.

* Madison Yoder finished the day with 40 digs.

* IU East's rotation with Hailey Langenkamp serving resulted in 26 points against Pikeville.

* Danielle Mitchell distributed 60 assists against Earlham, the fourth-highest single-match total in program history.

NOTABLE QUOTABLE

"Today I think we really pushed what we've been working on in practice and staying together. It really was helpful because we were connecting together, talking together." - IU East's Taylor McKinney after the Pikeville match.

"When we have a bad start, we always fight back, but we have to have that consistency." - IU East's Maria Brasel after the Earlham match.

UP NEXT

IU East concludes the Earlham College Quaker Classic on Sept. 10 with a match against Capital University at 11 a.m. Live video and live stats are scheduled to be available.