No. 15 Gusties Post 3-0 Sweep of St. Scholastica

Posted on October 28th, 2022 by

BOX SCORE

DULUTH, Minn. — The Gusties, playing their third-straight and final road match of the year, proved to be too much for the Saints to handle, dealing St. Scholastica a 3-0 setback. With the win, the Gusties extend their winning streak to 12 and conference record to 10-0.

The first set showcased a valiant effort from both sides, with the Gusties and the Saints battling to a tie six times throughout the set. It seemed that the Saints would run away with it, after posting four unanswered points for a late 20-16 effort, but the Gustie offense posted eight points of their own in response, eventually taking care of set one, 25-22.

The Gusties jumped out to a seven-point lead in set two, 14-7, and the Saints couldn’t recover the deficit, with the Gusties maintaining the lead through the entirety of the set. The score would finally settle at 25-20 in favor of the Gusties. Set three was more of the same, as the Gusties posted another 25-20 score to close out the sweep, as St. Scholastica struggled to get within three points of the Gustie lead. With the set three victory, the Gusties completed their third-straight 3-0 sweep.

Sarah Elliott (Sr., Lombard, Ill.), Courtney Peterson (Sr., Jamestown, N.D.) and Jess Gruber (Sr., Becker) led the Gustie attack, posting 12, 11, and 10 kills, respectively. Elliott totaled a .500 hitting percentage, while Peterson hit a whopping .647 on the night. Kasie Tweet (Jr., Adrian) posted a team-best 32 assists, while Maren Sundberg (Fy., Eagan) held up the defensive end for the Gusties, posting 15 digs on the match.

The No. 15 Gusties host Saint Mary’s for Senior Night and their final regular season match tomorrow at 7 p.m.

 

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