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Illinois volleyball’s strong defense led it to wins over lowly Maryland and Rutgers

Illinois volleyball’s strong defense led it to wins over lowly Maryland and Rutgers

By Daniel Dexter

September 29, 2015

The Illinois volleyball team (11-2) put forth two strong defensive performances in its weekend sweeps of Maryland (10-6) and Rutgers (3-10).The team out-blocked its opponents by a significant margin, recording 11 and nine blocks against Maryland and Rutgers, respectively. Middle blocker Katie Stadick ...