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UWSP Volleyball Triumphs in River Falls Trn.

RIVER FALLS, Wis. – The UW-Stevens Point volleyball team upset No. 10 UW-Whitewater Friday night to go 2-0 on the opening day of the UW-River Falls Invitational Tournament.

Christina Brinkman (Bristol, WI/Westosha Central) led the Pointers with 11 kills as UWSP rolled over the Warhawks 25-17, 25-17, 25-20.

Hannah Picel (West Bend, WI/West Bend West) tallied a team-high 12 digs for the Pointers, and Alexis Hartman (Lake Zurich, IL/Lake Zurich) recorded 33 assists.

The Pointers recorded 12 blocks in the win and the Warhawks mustered only three.

Earlier Friday the Pointers defeated Waldorf College handily 25-22, 25-10, 25-15.

Emma Brunkhorst led all players with 10 kills and Hartman chipped in a game-high 32 assists.

The Pointers finished with a .318 attack percentage while posting 17 total blocks.

Picel and Cassidy Kohlhagen (Racine, WI/Union Grove) each recorded two aces in the win.

UWSP concludes the UW-River Falls Invitational Saturday with matches against Gustavus Adolphus and eighth-ranked St. Thomas.

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