ELMHURST, Ill. (Blugolds.com) – The UW-Eau Claire volleyball team won two matches at the Elmhurst College Tournament in Illinois today, increasing its winning streak to seven.
The Blugolds (20-9) defeated North Park University (Ill.) 3-0 (25-17, 26-24, 25-22) to start the day and then closed with a 3-1 (25-18, 23-25, 25-12, 25-19) victory over Millikin University (Ill.).
Facing Millikin, Anne Satterlee (Sr.-Green Bay, Wis./Ashwaubenon) led the Blugolds as she recorded a career-high 23 kills. As a team, Eau Claire finished with 55 kills.
Saturday the Blugolds will face two nationally ranked opponents. They play ninth-ranked University of Chicago (Ill.) at 1 p.m. and will close the tournament against host and 10th-ranked Elmhurst College (Ill.) at 3 p.m.