MARQUETTE, Mich. – The No. 14 NMU volleyball team defeated Tiffin 3-1 on Friday night from Tiffin, Ohio to remain undefeated. The Wildcats are 14-0 and 10-0 in the GLIAC after they defeated the Dragons (14-25, 25-23, 25-13, 25-13).
Like many matches this year the opponents came out hot and took set one. This time it was the Tiffin Dragons winning 14-25. The Dragons took the early lead and never looked back after NMU committed numerous errors.
NMU again found themselves down in the second set. Tiffin had taken 10-3 lead before the ‘Cats battled back to tie the score at 14. Ana Lopes led the way with six kills in set number two as NMU won 25-23.
The ‘Cats dominated set three by taking the lead from the beginning and never looking back winning 25-13. Set four was much of the same as again the ‘Cats won 25-13.
Leading the way in kills for NMU was Ana Lopes (14) and Sami Vierk (12.) Emma Wolfe and Kalli Herron had 10 and 9 kills respectively. Setter Abby Lovell shined bright again with 38 assists.
The ‘Cats did commit 23 attack errors and seven service errors.
The undefeated Wildcats travel to Ohio Dominican for Saturday’s match beginning at 2 p.m.
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