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Courtesy: Wichita State
VB: Shockers Fall to BYU in Five-Set Match
Courtesy:Wichita State
Release:08/31/2012
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WICHITA, Kan. - The Shockers fell to BYU, 3-2, in a five-set thriller on Friday night at Charles Koch Arena.  BYU won by scores of 25-15, 24-26, 25-17, 24-26 and 18-16.

Senior Emily Adney had 15 kills for the Shockers and junior Ashley Andrade added 12.

Junior Chelsey Feekin had 44 assists and 10 kills in the match.

BYU used a 6-0 run in the first set to take a 7-3 lead.  The Cougars used a kill by Jessica Jardine to increase the lead to 18-11 and won the set 25-15.

Behind the serving of Chelsey Feekin, the Shocks took a 7-2 lead in the second set.  A kill by Elizabeth Field put the Shocks in front 17-10, but BYU started chipping away at the Shocker lead.  A 5-0 Cougar run brought BYU within 22-18 and then another 5-0 run tied it at 23.  Two kills by Emily Adney and one by Katie Reilly down the stretch helped WSU pull out the 26-24 win.

The third set was all BYU as the Cougars raced out to a 5-0 lead.  They increased it to 19-10 and went on to win the set 25-17.

The two teams battled against each other in the fourth set, never getting more than a three-point lead from each other. The Shockers would push the match to a fifth set on a Feekin service ace to take the fourth set, 26-24.

In the fifth set, a kill by Ashley Andrade would tie it at 15. The Shockers were not able to pull ahead though, as they lost the final set, 18-16.

The Shockers finish the tournament against No. 14 Tennessee on Sun., Sept. 2 at 1 p.m. inside Charles Koch Arena.

-Wichita State-

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