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After hitting .467 in the opening set and taking an early lead in the match with a 25-17 first-set win, Bradley couldn’t keep pace with a hot-hitting UT-Martin team which rallied for a 17-25, 25-16, 26-24, 25-19 victory against the Braves to wrap up the 2013 CEFCU Classic Saturday night at Renaissance Coliseum. UT-Martin (2-1 overall) claimed the CEFCU Classic title on a tie-breaker with the win over Bradley (2-1 overall). Senior Amy Angelos hit .429, while tying for match-high honors with 15 kills to lead the Braves and fellow senior Lauren Zerante added 24 digs in the first setback of the season. Bradley raced out to a 4-1 lead in the first set and led by as many as nine points (19-10) in the opening stanza en route to a convincing 25-17 victory. The Braves hit .467 in the first set, collecting 16 kills with just two hitting errors. Angelos notched four of her team-best 15 kills in the first set and also had four digs to help highlight the win.Bradley plays eight of the next nine matches on the road, traveling to Omaha, Neb., next weekend for the Omaha Marriott Classic. The Braves open tournament play Friday at 4 p.m. against Southern Utah and will face both SIU Edwardsville (10 a.m.) and tournament-host Omaha (5 p.m.) on Saturday. Click here to view more photo’s.

-Bob



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