October 13, 2007

Volleyballers Drop Match At Ashland

ASHLAND, Ohio – For the second consecutive week the Northern Michigan University women’s volleyball team has a road swing through the Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (GLIAC) South Division. This week the Wildcats are at Ashland on Saturday (Oct. 12) and the University of Findlay on Sunday (Oct. 13).  
 
The first match of the swing the ‘Cats dropped a four-game decision to the Eagles. AU won the first two games before NMU took the third game and then the Eagles won the fourth game to take the match (21-30, 20-30, 30-24, 25-30). 
 
Caryn VanBeckum registered a career-high 20 kills for the match. She had 42 total attempts for a hitting percentage of .357 percent. Amy Andersen-Goldsworthy was the only other ‘Car with 10 or more kills as she ended the match with 10 kills. As a team the ‘Cats had a hitting percentage of .146 on 54 kills in 185 total attempts.
 
Brittany McGowan had 47 of the 50 assists for the match. She also added one service ace and eight digs. Breanne Zaremba had a match-high 26 digs. Cassie Osiecki added 16 digs while Megan Elliott had 14.
 
At the net the ‘Cats had two block solos for the match as Katt Garvick and Andersen-Goldsworthy each had one. Eight of the 10 block assists came from Katie Twardzik and Andersen-Goldsworthy with four each.
 
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