ILLINOIS STATE 3, IUPUI 0 (25-18, 25-12, 25-16)
GREEN BAY, WI -- Illinois State had just nine hitting errors overall, building solid leads in all three sets and winning comfortably in its Round 1 matchup with IUPUI.
The Redbirds (22-12) will play either Green Bay or Bowling Green in Round 2.
Illinois State got 12 kills apiece from Sydney Holt and Juma Armando, and Ella Francis added nine kills. Stef Jankiewicz came through with 38 assists and eight digs, and junior Courtney Pence finished with 14 digs, which gives her a school-record 2,063 digs for her career.
IUPUI (16-15) got six kills from Gabby Fisher.