October 26, 2007

Wildcats Spot SVSU Two Games

University Center, Mich. – The Northern Michigan University women’s volleyball team coming off an impressive win over Grand Valley State on Sunday might have had a little bit of a let down on Friday night at Saginaw Valley State University. The Cardinals went up 2-0 before the Wildcats rallied to take the next three games and the match (28-30, 26-30, 30-26, 30-25, 15-9). With the win the ‘Cats are now 17-10 overall and 11-4 in Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (GLIAC) play. SVSU falls to 18-9 and 7-7 respectively.
 
Four players were in double-digits in the kill column. Amy Andersen-Goldsworthy led the team with a team-high 24 kills, Caryn VanBeckum was next with 23. Breanne Zaremba and Megan Elliott had 15 and 10 kills respectively. Percentage the Cardinals did hit better at .281 percent to .275 percent. NMU had 87 kills in 211 total attempts. SVSU had 72 kills in 171 total attempts.  
 
Brittany McGowan had a match-high 62 assists. She also had five service aces and 12 digs. VanBeckum added three service aces and four block assists. Cassie Osiecki added a match-high 18 digs. Elliott and Zaremba each had 14 digs. At the net the ‘Cats had 10 block assists and no block solos.
 
The ‘Cats will face Northwood in Midland, Mich. tomorrow (Oct. 27).
 
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Prepared By
David Faiella
Sports Information Director
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