Gopher Volleyball Beats Buckeyes 3-2
Minneapolis, MN (Gophersports.com) -- The fourth ranked University of Minnesota volleyball team earned a 3-2 come from behind win (25-27, 29-31, 25-17, 25-15, 15-9) over No. 16 Ohio State Wednesday night at the Sports Pavilion.
With the win, Minnesota (25-4, 17-2 in the Big Ten) earned at least a share of the Big Ten title, and could clinch the outright Big Ten Championship with a win over Indiana on Saturday.
The last time the Gophers erased a two-set deficit was last season against Boston College. With the win, the Gophers now hold a 10-2 record in wins against ranked opponents. The win also finished out the regular home season with a perfect 13-0 mark at the Sports Pavlion this year.
Hannah Tapp and Sarah Wilhite both contributed 20 kills in the match, with H Tapp hitting .500 and adding seven blocks. Daly Santana added a double-double with 17 kills and 17 digs.