Wisconsin-Stevens Point ousts defending champion St. Thomas
ST. PAUL, Minn. -- Wisconsin-Stevens Point continued its NCAA tournament run, advancing to the quarterfinals with a four-set victory against St. Thomas (Minn.) on Saturday afternoon at Schoenecker Arena.
After losing in three sets to St. Thomas (30-3) earlier this season, the Pointers (34-4) knocked off the Tommies on their home floor. St. Thomas had won 40 of its past 41 home matches. The win extends the deepest NCAA tournament run in UW-Stevens Point program history.
UW-Stevens Point was led by Allison Davis, who had 15 kills and hit .400. She also was a part of nine of the Pointers 14 blocks in the match. Krista Loos (13) and Sarah Wildish (11) were each in double figures for kills. Hannah Picel (23), Marie Krengel (17), Bri Piepenbrok (13) and Wildish all tallied double-digit digs, while Alexis Hartman handed out 46 assists.