Led by four different players with at least 13 kills, the Bluejays completed their second five-set victory of the season after trailing 0-2.

The Creighton volleyball team defeated DePaul 21-25, 23-25, 25-21, 25-12, 15-11, on Friday night at D.J. Sokol Arena to improve to 6-0 in Big East play.

The Blue Demons controlled the first set, hitting .361, and limited the Jays to a .194 hitting percentage in the second set.

Freshman Brittany Maxwell delivered the game-winning kills in each of the opening games.

The Bluejays struggled to pass the ball throughout the first two games.

Looking for change in momentum, Creighton turned to senior setter Maggie Baumert. The fifth-year senior entered play midway through the second set after not appearing in the first game.

"When you're struggling you look for things that can change things," coach Kirsten Bernthal Booth said. "Maggie's a captain for us -- she brings good leadership -- I think she brings a calm. It wasn't because of what setting was going on, it was about just having a change that we were not playing the way that I think we're capable of playing."

Baumert ended the second set with seven assists and ended the match with 40.

Freshman outside hitter Taryn Kloth led the Jays with five kills in the third set as Creighton improved on the offensive side of the game.

Kloth finished Friday with a career-high 16 kills.

Four different players recorded at least three kills in the set following the intermission and the Bluejays trailed only once during the third game.

"All of us are great hitters on this team," sophomore outside hitter Marysa Wilkinson said,"so that makes it really hard to block all of us, especially when we're in system because we have everyone."

The offense did not slow down in the fourth as Creighton had a match-high 19 kills and hit .469 on its way to a 13-point victory.

Freshman outside hitter Jaali Winters delivered the final blow with a kill down the right line that caught the nose of DePaul's Colleen Smith.

Winters ended the night with 13 kills. Wilkinson also finished with 13 on 18 swings (.667) while junior middle blocker Lauren Smith tallied a .722 hitting percentage with 14 kills on 18 attacks.

Creighton jumped out to a 5-0 lead in the decisive fifth set, but DePaul would not go down without a fight.

The Blue Demons rallied for five-straight to even the score, but the Bluejays calmed DePaul's surge with five of the next six points to create a comfortable cushion to the end.

Maxwell's sixth error of the match allowed Creighton to remain the lone team without a loss in Big East play.

The Bluejays return to the court on Sunday afternoon as they host Marquette at 1 p.m.

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