Brooke Sassin contributed 11 kills as the K-State volleyball team swept South Dakota 25-9, 25-20, and 25-16 on Saturday morning in the Country Inn & Suites Tournament in Green Bay, WI. The Mississippi State transfer hit .611 in her first double-digit kill effort as a Wildcat. Redshirt senior opposite Chelsea Keating added seven kills and nine digs. Katie Brand posted 28 assists, nine digs, and a team-high five blocks. Sophomore Kersten Kober, in her first career start at libero, led K-State (2-0) with ten digs.
South Dakota (0-2) was topped by Kendall Kritenbrink’s 13 kills, as she became the Coyotes’ all-time leader in kills. The Wildcats held USD to a .124 hitting percentage, while Brand led them to a .345 effort.
K-State will close their trip to Wisconsin with a showdown against Pac 12 foe Arizona on Saturday afternoon at 4:30pm. Coverage will be available exclusively online at kstatesports.com, with pregame at 4:00.