October 15, 2010

No. 13 Volleyball Defeats Rockhurst at Crossover

MARQUETTE, Mich. – The No. 13 undefeated NMU volleyball team (16-0, 11-0 GLIAC) traveled to the third annual Mizuno GLVC/GLIAC Crossover Tournament in Aurora, Illinois and beat Rockhurst 3-1 Friday afternoon. Rockhurst (16-5, 5-3 GLVC) is from Kansas City, Missouri.

The ‘Cats took set one 25-17 before Rockhurst tied it up winning set two (22-25) going into the break. NMU came out hot taking the next two sets (25-9, 26-24) and the match.

Emma Wolfe (15), Ana Lopes (14), Sami Vierk (12) and Kalli Herron (11) all had double digit kills. Abby Lovell had 50 assists, Becca Feuerherd had 18 digs and Lopes had 14. NMU had 18 blocks led by Herron (8) and Katie Twardzik (5). The team also held a .354 hitting percentage.

NMU takes on No. 19 Missouri-St. Louis at 6:30 p.m. The Tritons are the top team in the GLVC They beat Ferris State 3-2 earlier in the day.

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Calvin Larson
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