TERRE HAUTE, Ind.—Seniors Shea Doran and Christie Fullenkamp led the with nine kills in their final game in an Indiana State uniform but the Sycamores fell 3-0 to the Salukis of Southern Illinois Saturday inside the ISU Arena.
The Sycamores led much of the first set, taking their largest lead of the set at 13-8 off a kill by sophomore Kyla Thomas. The Salukis came back to tie the set 17-17 and 18-18 before taking a 20-18 lead. A kill by freshman Cassandra Willis and a Saluki error tied the match again, this time at 20-20. The Sycamores couldn't hold on, however, and the Salukis went on to win the set 25-22.
The second set was much of the same as the Sycamores led early but was unable to finish out the set with the Salukis edging out the Sycamores 25-21 to take a 2-0 set lead.
In the third set the Sycamores found themselves down early and were never able to recover as they fell 25-9 in the third set and 3-0 in the match.
Doran and Fullenkamp each recorded nine kills for the Sycamores will Fullenkamp also added eight digs. Junior Loni Mackinso also tallied 31 assists for the Sycamores.
Doran will finish her career with 546 career kills and 249 digs Fullenkamp finished her collegiate career with 286 kills and 173 digs.
The Sycamores wrap up the 2012 season with a 4-24 overall record and 2-16 in Missouri Valley Conference play.