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Thursday, February 25, 2021

Volleyball

Lauren Carlini dominated yet again to open Big Ten conference play as the Badgers swept both Ohio State and Maryland.
VOLLEYBALL

Updated: Wisconsin rolls through Big Ten openers, notches two sweeps thanks to Carlini

After an impressive win against Ohio State Friday night, No. 3 Wisconsin (2-0 Big Ten, 9-1 overall) continued its remarkable run of dominance Saturday, trampling the Maryland Terrapins (0-2, 8-6) in three sets—25-12, 25-18, 25-21—to improve to 2-0 in the first weekend of Big Ten play. Despite playing the part of the underdog, Maryland took the floor with great energy and a distinct air of confidence.


Kelli Bates was pivotal for the Badgers win over the Buckeyes. 
VOLLEYBALL

Updated: Wisconsin sweeps Buckeyes to open Big Ten play

No. 3 Wisconsin (9-1) extended its conference winning streak to 13 consecutive matches with a resounding three-set victory (25-16, 25-19, 25-17) over No. 17 Ohio State (10-2) in the 2016 Big Ten Opener at the UW Field House. In the first set, the Badgers took advantage of sloppy execution on the part of their opponents, as Ohio State fell victim to nine violations that instantly put them at a disadvantage.


Two years ago, Wisconsin celebrated a victory over Ohio State to advance to the elite eight. They will look to repeat history tomorrow at 1 p.m. 
VOLLEYBALL

Volleyball: Badgers beat Buckeyes to advance to Elite Eight

For the third time in a row, the No. 2 Badgers (31-2 overall) defeated No. 18 Ohio State (23-12) in the NCAA tournament, giving them their third win against the Buckeyes this season. Unlike the past two contests, Ohio State pushed the Badgers to a fifth set after getting swept in their first two matchups.



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