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UNI drops first conference match 3-2 to Illinois State

CEDAR FALLS (KWWL) — The UNI Panthers went the distance but fell just short of closing out Illinois State as they fell 3-2 suffering their first loss in Missouri Valley Conference play.

The Redbirds outlasted the Panthers to hand UNI their first league loss since last season 23-25, 25-21, 22-25, 26-24, 19-17. Karlie Taylor led the Panther effort with 21 kills. The loss dropped them to 12-9 overall and 6-1 in MVC play.

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