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Cougars get pair of wins Saturday
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Morris, Minn. - The Cougars swept Northland and then defeated Dakota State 3-1 to get a pair of wins on Saturday. 

Abby Tietz had 25 kills to lead the offense and Jennifer Schmidt had a career-high 13 kills against Dakota State. Kaylie Clark added 47 digs in the two matches. 

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In the first match of the day the Cougars hit .348 and held the Jills of Northland to negative hitting at -.011 to win 25-14, 25-18, 25-11. 

Emily Auch had nine kills and Tietz added eight in the match. In the third set UMM hit .571 and did not have an error in 21 swings. The -.011 hitting was the lowest a Cougar team has held an opponent this year.

Against Dakota State Tietz had 17 kills to lead the offense, hitting .394. Schimdt was 13-of-18 with three errors to hit .556 for a new career high for the freshman. The Cougars won the match 25-18, 25-14, 19-25, 25-22.

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