Butler volleyball earned a home three-set sweep over Dodge City (25-14, 25-17, 25-21) on Saturday at the Power Plant, which kept the Grizzlies above .500 in Jayhawk Conference play.
The Grizzlies (12-10 overall, 6-4 conference) finished with a season-high mark by hitting .463 on the match, while freshman outside hitter Nia Bishop led Butler with 13 kills.
In the second set, Butler trailed 10-9 before reeling off four straight to capture a 13-10 lead over Dodge. The Grizzlies maintained the lead at 18-16, then ended the set with a 7-1 run.
A 13-4 Grizzly run midway through the final set helped Butler build an 18-10 lead. Dodge City would battle back to pull within three points late, but Claudia Hess hammered down the final kill to give the Grizzlies the victory.
In addition to a team-high 13 kills and a .500 hitting clip, Bishop added seven digs and block. Amalie Rupertova also had a solid performance by hitting at a .417 clip with six kills, four digs and three blocks. Alli Klausmeyer hit .545 with seven kills and added one ace and one block.
Next up for Butler will be a road match in Independence on Monday at 6:30 p.m. The Grizzlies will return home for matches against Pratt on Wednesday and Cloud County on Friday. Both home matches will begin at 6:30 p.m.