PEORIA, Ill. — Northern Iowa’s 25th-ranked volleyball team bounced back from Friday’s five-set loss at Illinois State to sweep Bradley Sunday afternoon in Missouri Valley Conference action.
The Panthers (21-6 overall, 11-2 MVC) won by scores of 25-16, 25-22, 25-19.
UNI held Bradley (9-18, 2-11) to .114 hitting for the match and registered 76 digs. Kendyl Sorge led the way with 21, Bri Weber had 18, Karlie Taylor added 13 and Taylor Hedges 12.
Offensively, Piper Thomas led the Panthers with 16 kills on .583 hitting, and Taylor added 13. Heather Hook put up 43 assists.
UNI returns home to host Evansville Friday and Indiana State Saturday. Both matches begin at 7 p.m.