Spearfish, S.D. – The Black Hills State University volleyball team was defeated 3-2 by Dakota State in Spearfish, S.D. on Saturday afternoon.

The Yellow Jackets took the first set 25-22 and then fell in the second set 25-22.  Black Hills State won the third set 25-19 and then fell 27-25 in the fourth set.  The Yellow Jackets could not overcome the Trojans in the deciding fifth set, falling 15-10.

Black Hills State had four players in double-digit kills.  Amy O’Neill led the team with 17 kills followed by her sister Maggie O’Neill who had 16 kills.  Kylee Lamb and Kayla Drieling chipped in with 14 and 11 kills, respectively.

“We were very inconsistent,” said head coach Jennifer Weitzel.  “We will need to improve over these last few weeks if we want to compete for conference title.”

Black Hills State will return to action to take on Dickinson State on October 22 at 7 p.m. in Spearfish, S.D.

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

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