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Badgers volleyball falls to North Carolina in first loss

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CHAPEL HILL, N.C. -

For the first time this season, the second-ranked Badgers volleyball team has tasted defeat. No. 11 North Carolina beat Wisconsin in five sets: 25-23, 25-27, 23-25, 25-20, 15-11.

Tionna Williams led Wisconsin with 15 kills. Haleigh Nelson added 14 kills and Molly Haggerty had 12.Kelli Bates had a career high with seven blocks. Nelson also had seven. Lauren Carlini notched her 60th career double-double with 51 assists and 16 digs.

The Badgers are now 5-1 on the season. North Carolina is 6-0. This match marked the opening of the ACC/Big Ten Challenge. Wisconsin will next face Louisville on Saturday at 3 p.m.

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