Volleyball 'Cats End Season
ALLENDALE, Mich. - The Northern Michigan University women'svolleyball team ended their season Friday afternoon with a five game loss to Gannon University in the semifinals of the GLIAC Volleyball Tournament.ÃƒƒÃ‚ƒÃƒ‚Ã‚‚ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ The 'Catswon the first game (30-18) before the Golden Knights won the second game(17-30) to even the match at one game each. ÃƒƒÃ‚ƒÃƒ‚Ã‚‚ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ NMU would win the third game(33-31) to take the 2-1 lead in games. ÃƒƒÃ‚ƒÃƒ‚Ã‚‚ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ Gannon would come back to take the fourth(27-30) and the deciding fifth game (13-15) to advance to the championship gameagainst the winner of the Grand Valley-Northwood match. ÃƒƒÃ‚ƒÃƒ‚Ã‚‚ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ NMU ends the seasonwith a 15-15 overall record. ÃƒƒÃ‚ƒÃƒ‚Ã‚‚ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ Gannon improves to 16-10.ÃƒƒÃ‚ƒÃƒ‚Ã‚‚ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ Holly Greenamyre andBeth Laveen led the 'Cats with 16 kills each. ÃƒƒÃ‚ƒÃƒ‚Ã‚‚ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ Kelli McCune dished out 54assists. ÃƒƒÃ‚ƒÃƒ‚Ã‚‚ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ On the defensive front, Meaghan Kimball had 24 digs while McCunechipped in with 23 digs. ÃƒƒÃ‚ƒÃƒ‚Ã‚‚ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ Greenamyre knocked down seven total blocks to pacethe 'Cats (three block solos and four block assists).