ST. PAUL — North Dakota State played a tight first set but then closed out St. Thomas on the road 25-23, 25-18, 25-18 to inch closer to .500 on Saturday at Schoenecker Arena.
NDSU's Ali Hinze played a solid game, with 13 kills and a .296 hitting percentage. Syra Tanchin had nine kills and Michelle Glover had eight with a .545 hitting percentage. Kelley Johnson had 35 set assists and Kaylee Hanger had 10 digs.
The 8-9 Bison have won two straight after snapping a six-match losing streak on Thursday. They play host to Denver at 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 7.