November 8, 2009

Wildcats To Face Lakers In GLIAC Tourney

GLIAC Volleyball Tournament
GLIAC Volleyball Tournament

 

BAY CITY, Mich. – The Northern Michigan University volleyball team (18-10, 11-5 GLIAC) enters the post-season as the Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (GLIAC) North Division’s No. 3 seed. NMU will face the Grand Valley State Lakers (16-11, 11-5 GLIAC) Wednesday night in GLIAC Tournament Quarterfinal action at 7 p.m. in Allendale, Mich. at the GVSU Fieldhouse. The Wildcats and Lakers tied for second in the GLIAC North, but GVSU won the tie breaker for the higher seed.
The ‘Cats and Lakers split during the regular season. GVSU took a four-set match in September at Vandament Arena (25-22, 21-25, 20-25, 18-25). Over the weekend the ‘Cats returned the favor by taking a four-set match at GVSU (26-24, 25-21, 21-25, 25-17). 
The 2009 GLIAC Volleyball Tournament semifinals and final will be hosted by the highest remaining seed after the quarterfinals on Saturday, Nov. 14 and Sunday, Nov. 15. Teams will be re-seeded after quarterfinal matches.  
2009 GLIAC Volleyball Tournament Quarterfinals
Wednesday, Nov. 11

WC2 Ferris State at 1S Hillsdale, 7 p.m.
WC1 Michigan Tech at 1N Saginaw Valley State, 7 p.m.
3S Wayne State at 2S Ashland, 7 p.m.
3N Northern Michigan at 2N Grand Valley State, 7 p.m.
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