Mavericks Upset Gorillas
photos by Tim Fitzgerald
UNO Juniors Sara Kampschnieder, Kelli Goeser, and Ellen Thommes combined for 50 kills to lead UNO's volleyball team to a 3-2 upset over 15th-ranked Pittsburg State Friday night, October 24 at UNO's Sapp Fieldhouse. The Mavericks won the first two sets with Pittsburg State winning the third and fourth. The two teams traded points for the majority of the fifth set with 11 ties and neither team led by more than three points. On her fifth swing of the final rally of the match, Kampschnieder gave the Mavericks the dramatic five-set victory, 15-12. The Mavericks host Washburn on Wednesday, October 29, beginning at 7 p.m. in the Sapp Fieldhouse.