LOUISVILLE, Ky. – The No. 9 Purdue Boilermakers (6-1) suffered their first loss of the season, 0-3 (18-25, 20-25, 25-28) at No. 4 Louisville (6-1).
A sound Cardinal defense led to Purdue’s lowest hitting % of the season (.189%) while Louisville produced to most efficient offense (.317%) by an opponent since the Spring 2021 season’s opening weekend at Wisconsin.
Eva Hudson led the team with 17 kills, leading both teams while adding eight digs and one ace. Meanwhile, Raven Colvin led in efficiency, hitting .500 with eight kills on 14 swings with one error.
Defensively, libero Maddie Schermerhorn recorded 11 digs, however Emily Brown saw the most receptions (21) while adding five digs.
Purdue will be back in action tomorrow vs. Xavier at 4 p.m. ET. The match will be streamed on FloVolleyball.
Emma Ellis recorded a season-high 10 kills, the most kills since last season when she set a career-best 15 at Maryland (11/5/21)
Maddy Chinn posted five total blocks (1-4), a career-best
Purdue’s streak of posting seven or more blocks in 31 consecutive matches came to a close this evening after totaling four
Despite Purdue having set point at 24-19, Louisville went on a 9-1 run to finish the match in three