ST. JOSEPH – Griffon Volleyball (12-10) dominated William Jewell (5-17) in a three-set victory that also saw Stephanie Doak become the most recent member of Missouri Western’s 1,000-kill club. MWSU won 25-13, 25-17, 25-14.
Needing 12 kills to get to 1,000 before the match, Doak entered the third set needing one more and got it quick in the third set, prompting a timeout by Marian Carbin so her junior outside hitter could be recognized.
- Doak ended the night with 17 kills and a .440 hitting percentage and became the first Griffon to 1,000 kills since Jessie Thorup (1,176, 2012-15)
- Shellby Taylor is in position to be the next Griff to 1,000 kills with 971 in her career
- The Griffons hit .319 as a team and held William Jewell to an .061 hitting percentage
- Missouri Western had an 82 percent sideout percentage, including 92 percent in the first set
- The Griffs hit .531 in the first, winning 25-13
- William Jewell didn’t score more than 17 (second set)
- Doak’s 17 kills were the most by any player
- Ali Tauchen had seven kills while Sam Duncan, Shellby Taylor and Rachel Losch each had five
- Liv Winker led the team with 22 assists while Lauren Murphy added 13
- Tiana Butler and Lindsey Hartline each had two aces
- Audrey Keim led the team with 16 digs
- Tauchen also led the team with three blocks
- A weekend road trip to No. 9 Washburn (21-0) on Friday and Emporia State (10-12) Saturday.
— MWSU Athletics —