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DePaul 3, Butler 1
Freshman setter Emily McGinnis piloted the Blue Demons to a season-high 77 kills and a .225 attack percentage. McGinnis finished with a career-high 61 assists and 13 digs.
DePaul Sophomore Caitlin Callaghan and Senior Morgan Ingersoll recorded double-doubles and registered career-high numbers in the match. Callaghan led the defense with 21 digs and chipped 20 kills, both career-highs. Ingersoll also notched a career-high 25 kills and tied a career-high with 11 digs.
Callaghan led the Blue Demons in game one, as she registered seven of DePaul's 16 total kills. DePaul built a 16-12 lead, but allowed the Bulldogs to pull within one before DePaul head coach Amy Kleyweg called a timeout at the 21-20 mark. Following the timeout the Blue Demons put together a 6-4 run to force a
The Blue Demons were tripped up in game two as the
Game three saw DePaul hold an opponent to its lowest point total of the season. Up 18-12, senior Ellen Hayes served up five straight points to put the game out of reach as the Blue Demons sailed to a 30-18 victory.
DePaul put together its best offensive set of the season in game four, finishing with 22 kills and a .293 attack percentage. Following a seesaw start, the Blue Demons put together a 6-3 run to take a 18-14 advantage. DePaul junior Stacy Pando closed out the game by serving up three straight points, including a game and match-point ace. Ingersoll led all players with nine kills in the game.
The Blue Demons registered 101 digs, the most since they registered 102 digs against
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