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Courtesy: Wichita State
VB: Wichita State Downs Illinois State, 3-1
Courtesy:Wichita State
Release:10/05/2012
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WICHITA, Kan. -  Wichita State improved to 12-5 on the season with a 3-1 win over Illinois State.  The Shockers (12-5, 5-2) won by scores of 20-25, 26-24, 25-21 and 25-16.

Emily Adney led the Shockers with 22 kills, while Chelsey Feekin had seven kills, 43 assists and 13 digs and Jackie Church had 21 digs.

The Redbirds jumped out to a 13-8 lead in the first set, but the Shockers used a 3-0 run to pull within 13-11.  A 4-0 Shocker run gave WSU a 16-15 lead, but ISU scored four of the next five points to go in front 20-17.  The Redbirds closed out the set with a 25-20 win.

The Shocks jumped out 9-3 in the second set, but the Redbirds scored four-straight to make it 9-7.  Seven-straight Redbird points gave ISU a 15-12 lead, but the Shockers came back to tie it at 20 on a kill by Adney.  Kills from Elizabeth Field and Feekin put WSU up 22-20, but ISU tied it at 23.  ISU reached set point at 24-23, but the Shockers scored the final three points to win 26-24.

The third set went back-and-forth until a kill by Ashley Andrade gave WSU an 18-15 lead.  WSU scored four of the final five points to take the set 25-21.

The two teams raced out to a 10-10 tie in the fourth set, but the Shockers used a 7-1 run to take a 17-11 lead.  WSU finished off the set on a kill by Feekin for a 25-16 win.

The Shockers are next in action on Sat., Oct. 6 against Indiana State at 7 p.m.

-Wichita State-


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