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Volleyball clinches #5 spot in final MVC standings

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – For the first time since 2000, the University of Evansville volleyball team has clinched a top five seed in the Missouri Valley Conference Championship. Saturday's final results gave UE the #5 seed in the upcoming championship where they are set to take on 4th-seeded Valparaiso on Thursday in Normal, Ill. The game is set for 3:30 p.m. CT with the winner advancing to play Loyola on Friday. MVC Tournament Central - Box Score (PDF) On Saturday evening, Alondra Vazquez and Giulia Cardona combined to record 34 kills, but Missouri State's Amelia Flynn had a match-high of 19 to lead the Bears to a 3-1 win over the Purple Aces inside Hammons Student Center.