Wildcat volleyball wins two matches on Friday

Senior libero Devan Fairfield passes the serve during the first match against Oregon State at Ahern Fieldhouse on Sept. 7 2018. ( Sabrina Cline | Collegian Media Group )

The Kansas State volleyball team won both of their matches on Friday in the K-State Invitational inside Ahearn Field House.

The Wildcats beat North Texas in game one of the day before defeating Oregon State.

In the first match, K-State took down the Mean Green of North Texas in three straight sets. The Wildcats won each of the first two sets 25-18 before finishing off the Mean Green 25-21 in the third.

Senior outside hitter, Kylee Zumach led the team with 11 kills for the match while senior blocker Macy Flowers and freshman Gloria Mutiri provided nine kills in the winning effort.

Senior setter Sarah Dixon continues to play very well for K-State as she had 40 assists in the win against North Texas. Senior libero Devan Fairfield had 11 digs for the Wildcats, which led the team.

In match two, K-State beat the Oregon State Beavers in four sets to complete the two-match sweep of the day.

The Beavers came out and won the first set of the match, but the Wildcats rallied and won the next three.

All four sets were very competitive with 25-20 being the biggest set win for either team.

Zumach and Mutiri once again led the Wildcats with 16 kills for while senior Alyssa Schultejans had 11 in the winning effort. Dixon provided 48 assists.

On Saturday, the Wildcats will turn their attention to the University of Nebraska-Omaha for their final match of the weekend at 6 p.m inside Ahearn Field House.

The Mavericks went 1-1 on Friday with wins over North Texas and a loss to Oregon State.