Sept. 14, 2013

COLUMBUS, Ohio – Xavier defeated IUPUI to open the second day of the 2013 Sports Imports DC Koehl Classic, 3-0 (25-22, 25-20, 25-23), Saturday.

Xavier freshman Abbey Bessler led her team with 10 kills as well as tying for team-high in digs, 15, with junior setter Aubree Smith. IUPUI senior Moriah Fair led all players with 13 kills, while teammate junior Beth Howard led all players with 16 digs.

Xavier improved to 7-2 and will face Ohio State at 7 p.m. in St. John Arena. IUPUI (4-6) will face Southeast Missouri State at 4:30 p.m.