Hastings, Neb. – The Black Hills State University volleyball team split its matches on the first day of the Hastings Tournament defeating Concordia 3-1 and falling to Northwestern 3-0.

Black Hills State won the first two sets 25-22 and 25-15 before falling in the third 25-22.  The Yellow Jackets came back to win the fourth set 25-20 to clinch the match.  The Yellow Jackets had a very balanced attack against Concordia with three players tallying double-digit kills.  Maggie O’Neill had 12 kills while Amy O’Neill, her sister, had 10 kills.  Kylee Lamb chipped in with 11 kills.  Maggie O’Neill also had six service aces in the match.

The Yellow Jackets fell to Northwestern in the second match of the day 3-0 by scores of 25-12, 25-18 and 25-19.  Black Hills State struggled offensively managing only 20 kills as a team in the match.

The Yellow Jackets will return to action on Saturday when they will square-off against Dordt and Morningside.

For more information on Black Hills State Athletics, visit www.BHSUAthletics.com.

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