Drews joins a bunch of other Purdue athletes seeking Japanese gold.
A key substitution helped lift the Boilers as they beat Marquette in four sets. Caitlyn Newton led a powerful Purdue offense with 23 kills.
The Boilers get to stay home as they earned the final #16 seed.
The Boilers head north to start conference play on the road at Wisconsin and Minnesota.
Purdue forced a fifth set against the Wildcats then blitzed them at the start of the final set en route to the win.
Show me the money!
The Boilers will open the tournament down in Lexington against a tough ETSU team. Purdue finished sixth in the Big Ten this season but didn’t score enough upsets to earn hosting privileges.
Purdue comes into the toughest stretch of the their schedule on a seven-game win streak; Boilers face #8 Wisconsin and #3 Minnesota this weekend before hosting #6 Nebraska next week.
The Boilers are on a win streak and will look to extend it at home this week as they take on Michigan State and Indiana.
The Boilers are back home this weekend to take on the Terrapins and Buckeyes as they are in the midst of one of their easiest stretches in conference play.