November 16, 2009

'Cats Face Hillsdale At NCAA Regional

 

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – The Northern Michigan University volleyball team received the fourth seed for the NCAA Division II Midwest Region Women’s Volleyball Championships which will be held in Indianapolis, Ind. Thursday-Saturday (Nov. 19-21).
The Wildcats 18-11 on the season face the fifth seed Hillsdale College Chargers (23-7) in quarterfinal action Thursday, Nov. 19 at 5 p.m. in the third match of the day. Hillsdale is coming off a Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (GLIAC) Volleyball Tournament Championship. The Chargers defeated the Saginaw Valley State Cardinals in the championship match 3-2 (23-25, 25-18, 15-25, 25-20, 17-15). 
NMU and Hillsdale met once during the regular season in September on the Vandament Gym court. The ‘Cats won the match in four sets (25-17, 25-23, 23-25, 26-24).
Thursday, Nov. 19
Quarterfinals

Match 1 – #3 Saginaw Valley State vs. #6 Grand Valley State (12 p.m.)
Match 2 – #2 Lewis vs. #7 Ferris State (2:30 p.m.)
Match 3 – #4 Northern Michigan vs. #5 Hillsdale (5 p.m.)
Match 4 – #1 Indianapolis vs. #8 Michigan Tech (7:30 p.m.) 
Friday, Nov. 20
Semifinals

Match 5 – Winner Match #1 vs. Winner Match #2 (5 p.m.)
Match 6 – Winner Match #3 vs. Winner Match #4 (7:30 p.m.)
Saturday, Nov. 21
Regional Championship

Match 7 – Winner Match #5 vs. Winner Match #6 (3 p.m.)
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David Faiella
Sports Information Director
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