Buena Vista snaps 23-match conference losing streak with win

Buena Vista overcame a 2-1 deficit at home to the University of Dubuque on Tuesday night and snapped a 23-match Iowa Conference losing streak with a thrilling five-set triumph over the Spartans.

Freshman Maddie Bardole, who came into the match ranked 16th nationally in kills/set, turned in a career-high 23 kills. That is also tied for the sixth-highest single-match total in program history. Chelsea Clayton followed with 15 while Shelby Wiederhoeft added 10.

As a team, BVU is ranked 12th nationally in kills/set. The Beavers finished the match with 61.

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