KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Just like they did last weekend, the Jackrabbit followed a five set win with a three set win, as South Dakota State downed UMKC 3-0 on Saturday to sweep the season series and keep its Summit League Tournament hopes alive an kicking.

"We continue to play with passion and with a purpose," head coach Nanabah Allison-Brewer said after the win. "Our passing improved throughout the match, which enabled us to get our offensive production up, which fired up the defense, leading us to a solid win. We're playing as a team right now, and the players are really feeding off of each others success."

The Jackrabbits, who beat Southern Utah on Thursday 3-2, improve to 13-12 overall and 9-6 in The Summit League by the set scores of 25-23, 25-19 and 25-16. UMKC falls to 8-18 overall and 5-9 in league play.

Ellyce Youngren led the Jacks to their fourth straight win with 13 kills and hit .545 for the match (13-1-22). She also added 10 digs for her ninth double-double of the season.

Kelli Fiegen hit .474 with 11 kills, two errors and 19 attacks in the win, and added a solo block and three block assists.

Thyele Rechatiko led the way for the SDSU hitters with 35 set assists and added 10 digs for her team-high 14th double-double of the season.

Demetria Williams led UMKC with nine kills. Nicole Kerkman and Kelsey Knoche tied for team-high honors with 11 digs each.

The Jacks fell behind by as many as six points in the opening set, but rattled off a 10-1 run to go up 17-14 and led the rest of the way in the closest set of the night.

UMKC hung around until midway through the second set, when the Jacks used an 8-1 run to go up 24-17, before eventually winning the set 25-19.

The Kangaroos led early in the final set of the night, but down 8-6, the Jacks went on a 7-1 run to take a 13-10 lead, and then put the match away with a 5-0 run that ended with SDSU up 18-11.

The Jackrabbits return home for the remainder of the regular season, starting on Tuesday, when the Jacks host South Dakota in Frost Arena at 7 p.m.