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No. 3 Badgers volleyball sweeps Illinois

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CHAMPAIGN, Ill. – The third-ranked Wisconsin volleyball team won its sixth straight match with a 25-17, 25-18, 25-21 win at Illinois on Friday night.

The Badgers improve to 21-3 overall, 13-2 Big Ten.

Junior Lauryn Gillis led all players with 13 kills while sophomore Tionna Williams added 10 kills.

Wisconsin hit .268 (46 kills – 15 errors – 112 attempts) while holding Illinois to .069 (28-20-116).

UW out blocked the Illini 9-8 and out dug them 57-41. Junior Kelli Bates had 15 digs while Molly Haggerty added 11 digs and Amber MacDonald 10 digs. Haleigh Nelson led all players with seven blocks.

The Badgers travel to Northwestern on Saturday for a 7 p.m. match from Welsh-Ryan Arena.

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