A look inside the 11th week of the season.
Salukis win their eighth straight match Saturday at the SIU Arena.
Bad start in fourth set dooms Salukis
Salukis a game and-a-half out of sixth place in MVC with two weeks to play
Salukis improve to 3-3 in MVC play
Played in 101 sets and started 27 of 29 matches as a junior averaged 0.54 kills per set, 1.24 digs and 0.76 blocks per set ranked fifth on the team with 55 kills ranked third on the team with 73 block assists
Played 99 sets in 26 matches for the Salukis as a sophomore ranked fourth on the team with 89 total kills for an average of 0.90 per set had a season-best attacking match at Bradley (Sept. 17) with 13 kills on 33 attempts for a .273 clip in addition to posting 12 digs for her first career double-double ranked third on the team with 14 aces ranked fourth on the team with 207 digs for an average of 2.09 per set posted a career-best 17 digs at Mississippi State (Aug. 26).
Saw action in four sets and four matches as a true freshman picked up her first career kill at home against Drake (Sept. 18) also recorded one dig in that match against Drake.
Helped guide her team to a 14-11 record as a senior totaling 428 kills, 239 digs, 42 blocks and 32 service aces wrapped up her high school career with 681 kills, 784 digs, 141 blocks and 120 service aces a three-time all-conference honoree, named all-state as a senior two-time All-American for club team Northern Lights.
Club Team Northern Lights Volleyball Club
Full name is Elly Elizabeth Braaten majoring in speech communication born July 9, 1992 in Cheyenne, Wyo. has one sister daughter of Gary and Martha Braaten.