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Cyclone Volleyball Tops UNI in Thriller
From Iowa State Athletics
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa – The No. 11 Iowa State volleyball team survived an attempted comeback by UNI with a 3-2 victory (25-13, 25-20, 21-25, 21-25, 15-9) Wednesday night in front of a record crowd of 6,621 at the McLeod Center. The Cyclones were able to maintain their perfect start to the season at 4-0 while the Panthers fell to 1-3 on the season.
The Cyclones needed to get off to a strong start in the fifth set, which they did forcing UNI into its first timeout at 3-1 in favor of ISU. The Panthers were able to stick around in the set keeping it within one, until Iowa State broke out a 4-0 run to get ahead 9-4 and bring home the victory.