Marquette avoided the hitting problems that plagued them when they played Seton Hall earlier this season as they hit .307 as a team to pick up the 3-0 (25-22, 25-21, 25-23) sweep of the Pirates. Ashley Beyer's 17 kills led the Golden Eagles, followed by Holly Mertens tying a career high with 15. Ciara Jones also broke double digits in kills with 11.
You can find highlights from the match courtesy of BigEast.tv here.
3 seed Marquette moves on to the Big East Semifinals to face 2 seed Cincinnati at 3:30pm Central at the Al McGuire Center or live streaming on BigEast.TV. The Bearcats advanced through the quarterfinals by sweeping 7 seed Villanova. Highlights from that match are here.
The other side of the Big East Championship bracket shook out like this:
Louisville and Notre Dame will play at the AMC at 1pm.