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DSU volleyball tops South Dakota Mines

Dickinson State picked up its second win in a row and fourth in five games Tuesday night, defeating South Dakota Mines by a tally of 3-1 at Scott Gymnasium.

Dickinson State picked up its second win in a row and fourth in five games Tuesday night, defeating South Dakota Mines by a tally of 3-1 at Scott Gymnasium.

It was the Blue Hawks' first win over a Division II team in seven years.

After splitting the first two sets, the Blue Hawks grabbed the momentum by taking a closely contested third set, 27-25, then closed the match with a decisive fourth set win.

Danielle Boyette was the offensive catalyst for DSU, collecting 16 kills to go with 15 assists and 13 digs. Tessa Sian added nine kills and two blocks, while Shaylee Singleton led the Blue Hawks in both aces with three and digs with 19.

Dickinson State 3, South Dakota Mines 1

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DSU 25 21 27 25 - 3

SDM 20 25 25 20 - 1

Kills: DSU, Danielle Boyette 16, Tessa Sian 9, Shelby Gustafson 9, Sydney Bentz 8. SDM, Emily Newton 9, Caryn Hazard 9, Anna Breidt 8.

Blocks: DSU, Sian 2, Gustafson 1. SDM, Newton 2.

Aces: DSU, Shaylee Singleton 3, Alli Hert 2. SDM, Newton 3.

Digs: DSU, Singleton 17, Boyette 13, Kaitlyn Anderson 13. SDM, Makinze Maiden 13, Elizabeth Jensen 10.

Assists: DSI, Keera Stookey 26, Boyette 15. SDM, Jensen 18, Allie Boggs 14.

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