Hawkeyes defeat Boilermakers 3-1


The Iowa volleyball team won its fourth Big Ten match in a row with a 3-1 victory over Purdue on Saturday at Carver-Hawkeye Arena.

Iowa (13-12, 5-9 Big Ten) corralled the No. 12 Boilermakers (19-7, 9-5) 25-16, 25-23, 23-25, 25-19.

Lauren Brobst led the Hawkeyes in kills with 22. Jess Janota added nine kills, while Taylin Alm and Julianne Blomberg each had eight kills. Alyssa Klosterman had 18 assists. Michelle Fugarino had 15 digs.

Prior to the win over Purdue, Iowa rattled off wins over Maryland, Rutgers and Indiana.

Iowa returns to action at 6 p.m. Wednesday against Penn State in University Park, Pa.