With a 3-2 victory over Iowa (14-15, 6-12 Big Ten) on Saturday night in Holloway Gymnasium, the Purdue volleyball team (22-7, 11-7) is nearing the end of the season.
Purdue lost the first match 25-22, but rattled off the next two wins, 25-23 and 25-20. Purdue went on to lose the fourth set 25-22, but clinched the match in the fifth set, winning 15-11. The Boilermakers had three players with double-figure kills: Sherridan Atkinson (19), Blake Mohler (17) and Grace Cleveland (14).
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Freshman defensive specialist Marissa Hornung celebrates winning the second set Saturday night in Holloway Gymnasium.
Sophomore defensive specialist Jena Otec digs the ball. Otec had 19 digs for the night.
Senior middle blocker Erin Williams jumps up for a spike Saturday night.
Senior outside hitter Sherridan Atkinson and junior middle blocker Blake Mohler team up to block an Iowa spike.
Freshman defensive specialist Marissa Hornung dives for a dig. Hornung had 26 digs for the night.
Junior middle blocker Blake Mohler leaps up high to spike the ball. Mohler finished the match with 17 kills.
Sophomore defensive specialist Julianna Reisinger celebrates a point with her team Saturday night in Holloway Gymnasium.
Redshirt freshman setter Hayley Bush sets the ball. Bush had 54 assists for the night.
Junior middle blocker Blake Mohler prepares to serve the ball Saturday night.
Freshman middle blocker Jael Johnson and senior outside hitter Sherridan Atkinson attempt to block a spike.
Freshman middle blocker Grace Cleveland smashes the ball over the net in Holloway Gymnasium.
The Boilermakers rush the court after winning the final set 15-11 on Saturday night in Holloway Gymnasium against Iowa.
Junior middle blocker Blake Mohler embraces senior outside hitter Sherridan Atkinson after a short celebration for the seniors, as this was the last regular-season home game.