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UCF Volleyball Opens Season with Victory over Iowa State

Knights go 1-0 in Ole Miss Tournament

UCF Knights Volleyball
Kristina Fisher
Photo: Derek Warden

The UCF Knights Volleyball team began its 2019 season with a key five-set victory over Big 12 opponent Iowa State in their first match of the Rebel Invitational at Ole Miss.

It was a back-and-forth match with UCF coming out on top in the fifth, 15-11.

Highlights for the Knights:

  • Kristina Fisher: 24 kills, 14 digs
  • McKenna Melville: 15 kills, 10 digs
  • Dresi Pass: 17 assists
  • Erin Olson: 14 assists
  • Kathryn Wesolich: 3 aces, 5 block assists

Iowa State finished last year at #60 in the RPI, and are picked to finish 4th in the conference this season.

Head coach Todd Dagenais on Twitter afterwards:

It’s the first of three for the Knights in Oxford. Next up is Rice Saturday at 2 p.m. ET, followed by the host Rebels Sunday at 1 p.m. ET on SEC Network Plus.