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Rochester Century sweeps Austin volleyball team

The Austin volleyball team didn’t get a win, but it showed some resolve after a rough start against Rochester Century in a 25-2, 25-15, 25-9 loss in Packer Gym Tuesday.

Austin’s Awenia Nywesh chases down the ball in game one against Rochester Century Tuesday night in Packer Gym. Eric Johnson/photodesk@austindailyherald.com

Austin’s Awenia Nywesh chases down the ball in game one against Rochester Century Tuesday night in Packer Gym. Eric Johnson/photodesk@austindailyherald.com

The Panthers (11-1 overall, 5-0 Big Nine) jumped out to an 18-0 lead in the first set, but the Packers (3-11 overall, 0-4 Big Nine) were able to play better from that point on.

“To the girls’ credit, they bounced back from the first set and they played well for a good part of the second one,” Austin head coach Cindy Owen said.

Austin stats: Awenia Nywesh, 4 points serving, 3 aces, 3 set assists, 1 dig, 3 blocks; Kylie Dechaine, 1 point serving, 1 dig; Amber Hansen, 4 kills, 3 points serving, 3 blocks; Jenna Braaten, 3 kills, 6 set assists, 2 digs, 2 blocks; Lauryn Peterson, 1 kill, 1 block; Jordyn McCormack, 1 kill, 1 dig; Hannah Rasmussen, 5 digs; Teddie Eisenberg, 1 dig

Austin’s Trinity Gray sets during game three against Rochester Century Tuesday night in Packer Gym. Eric Johnson/photodesk@austindailyherald.com

Austin’s Trinity Gray sets during game three against Rochester Century Tuesday night in Packer Gym. Eric Johnson/photodesk@austindailyherald.com