Taking advantage of their home comforts, the Cardinals defeated Sacred Heart 3-0 to begin a three-match series against non-MIVA opponents.
Coming off a 17-point victory on Senior Night Tuesday, a strong veteran presence was key for Ball State Men’s Basketball Friday at the Convocation Center in DeKalb, Illinois. Led by 33 points from their three senior players, the Cardinals defeated Northern Illinois in its regular season finale 75-54.
Don’t ask sophomore outside attacker Kaleb Jenness about a “sophomore slump.” Leading Ball State Men’s Volleyball in kills with 233 this season — 49 more than his freshman year — Jenness’ 20 Wednesday helped give the Cardinals a 3-1 victory over Ohio State.
It’s been a successful Midwestern Intercollegiate Volleyball Association road trip so far for senior outside attacker Blake Reardon. Leading Ball State Men’s Volleyball with 15 kills, the Cardinals swept Quincy Saturday, bouncing back from a four-set loss to Lindenwood Friday.
The win was the first for the Cardinals in Chicago since 1999. However, what mattered most for the team was the victory marked head coach Joel Walton’s 400th win at Ball State.