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Women's Volleyball Sweeps Pair of Matches This Past Weekend

The Fontbonne University women's volleyball team swept a pair of matches this weekend to improve to 4-19 overall and 4-11 in the St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SLIAC).

The Griffins defeated MacMurray College 25-23, 25-19 and 25-19. Fontbonne then beat Blackburn College 25-19, 25-18 and 25-11.

In the MacMurray match, Fontbonne freshman Abbie Bergtholdt had seven kills and two blocks. Senior setter Kaitlyn Stephan had six kills and 21 assists. Fontbonne's defense was led by sophomore Olivia Thurmond who recorded 37 digs.

In the Blackburn match, Bergtholdt recorded eight kills with two blocks while Stephan had five kills, two blocks and 17 assists.

Fontbonne will conclude their 2010 season Tuesday night when they travel to Greenville, Ill., for a 7 p.m. match against Greenville College.

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