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FSU Falls To Wheeling Jesuit

WHEELING, W.Va. – Wheeling Jesuit defeated Fairmont State, 3-0 (26-24, 25-16, 25-13) on Wednesday evening in Wheeling. It marks the first time this season the Falcons failed to win at least one set in a match.

The Cardinals ended Fairmont State’s 11-game winning streak as the Falcons fall to 17-6 overall and 5-1 in the WVIAC. The Cardinals remained unbeaten in the conference at 10-0 and improve to 23-2 overall.

The Falcons were led by Amber Wilson with seven kills and six block assists in the match. Bri Swann led the team with seven digs and added five kills for the Falcons. Erin Harwood chipped in five kills and six digs for FSU. Jess Margo led the way with 26 assists.

Wheeling Jesuit was led by Abby Wietrzykowski and Allissa Ware with 11 kills each. Ware added nine digs for the Cardinal. Jenna Pew (15) and Madison Strall (14) both had double-digit assists for WJU. Makenzie Ripley led the Cardinal with 13 digs.

The Falcons will look to rebound when they host WV State on Friday evening at Joe Retton Arena. The match is set for 7 p.m.