After falling to No. 1-ranked Penn State 3-0 Wednesday night, IU had to turn around and play No. 8-ranked Michigan State on Saturday night.
The match went 25-15, 25-12, 25-18 in favor of the Spartans.
The offensive side of the floor was the difference in this match. Michigan State had a hitting percentage of .393, while IU's was just .048. The Spartans also out-killed the Hoosiers 42-24.
All the hitters for the Spartans hit over .300 percent. Other than IU senior outside hitter Jessica Leish, every hitter for IU was under .300, three of which had a negative percentage.
Sophomore defensive specialist Bayli Lebo continued her hot-streak as libero as she tallied up 10 digs in the contest. Lebo now has 56 digs in her six-match span as libero.
This loss bumped the Hoosiers down to 12-18 on the season, with a conference record of 1-17. They will get another shot at the Spartans this upcoming Saturday at home to close out the season.
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