September 7, 2010

NMU Places Two On All-Tournament Team

MARQUETTE, Mich. – The all-tournament team has been announced for the 2010 Superior Oasis Wildcat Open.  Voting was done by the coaches at the tournament.  Northern Michigan University was the tournament champions as they ended the weekend with a 4-0 record.  With the wins the ‘Cats picked up 20 points in this week’s American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) Top 25 as they are currently ranked 29th

NMU placed two individuals on the all-tournament team.  Ana Lopes who had 56 kills, 47 digs and five total blocks (three block solos and two block assists). Teammate Emma Wolfe was also named to the team as she ended the weekend with 43 kills, seven digs and 10 total blocks (three block solos and seven assisted blocks).  Selected from Wisconsin-Parkside were Tami Gleason as she recorded 37 kills, 15 digs and 14 total blocks (nine block solos and five block assists), and Addie Kramer as she tallied 50 kills and four digs.  

Winona State placed two on the all-tournament team.  Kathy Lohff with her 52 kills and nine total blocks (two block solos and seven block assists) was selected.  Named the top Libero from Winona State was Shannon McGowan as she had 14 assists and 98 digs. 

Named from American International was Ellisha Terry as she had 41 kills and 38 digs for the weekend.  Abby Shereda was named to the al-tournament team from Lake Superior State.  She had 44 kills and 27 digs for the tournament.   

Superior Oasis Wildcat Open
Thursday–Sept. 2
Wisconsin-Parkside 1 vs. NMU 3 (25-23, 22-25, 25-23, 26-24)
Friday – Sept. 3
American International  3 vs. Minnesota-Crookston 0 (25-22, 25-21, 25-15)
Winona State 3 vs. Lake Superior State 1 (20-25, 25-23, 25-12, 25-8)
Minnesota-Crookston 0 vs. Wisconsin-Parkside 3 25-16, 25-21, 25-19)
Lake Superior State 3 vs. American International 1 (18-25, 25-23, 25-21, 25-19)
Winona State2  vs. NMU 3 (22-25, 18-25, 28-26, 26-24, 15-12)
Saturday – Sept. 4
Minnesota-Crookston 0 vs. Lake Superior State 3 (25-18, 25-23, 25-22)
Wisconsin-Parkside 1 vs. Winona State 3 (21-25, 25-16, 25-22, 25-23)
Minnesota-Crookston 0  vs. NMU 3 (25-10, 26-24,25-20)
Winona State 3 vs. American International 0 (25-22, 25-11, 25-22)
Lake Superior State 2 vs. Wisconsin-Parkside 3 (25-13, 15-25, 23-25, 25-14, 15-6)
American International 0 vs. NMU 3 (25-23, 25-23, 25-21)

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