North Dakota hit an efficient .341 in a 3-0 sweep of visiting Southern Utah Thursday at the Betty Engelstad Sioux Center to open Big Sky Conference play.
Junior transfer Tamara Merseli led North Dakota with 10 kills.
UND will head to Northern Colorado Saturday to start a three-match road swing.
Notes: UND is now 9-1 all-time against Southern Utah and has lost just seven sets in those 10 matches ... UND is 3-2 in Big Sky openers ... North Dakota's win Thursday was its 50th all-time in Big Sky play (50-23) ... Junior Julia Kaczorowska made her first start this season ... With nine attack errors as a team, it marked the 14th time in head coach Mark Pryor's tenure that UND has recorded single digits in that category in a match (third time this season).