NMU will close at 5 p.m. for the remainder of the day, Monday, Jan 22, 2018, due to inclement weather.
MARQUETTE, Mich.ÃƒƒÃ‚ƒÃƒ‚Ã‚¢ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚€ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚“ The NorthernMichiganUniversity volleyball team is aperfect 6-0 on the season after defeating Michigan Tech on Tuesday night inHoughton in four games (30-24, 35-33, 24-30, 30-26).ÃƒƒÃ‚ƒÃƒ‚Ã‚‚ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ Over the weekend the ÃƒƒÃ‚ƒÃƒ‚Ã‚¢ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚€ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚˜Cats went 4-0 at theNorthern Kentucky Tournament by defeating Alderson-Broaddus 3-0 (30-20, 30-20,30-15), Lewis 3-1 (27-30, 30-20, 30-28, 30-19), Indianapolis 3-1 (28-30, 31-29,30-26, 30-21) and West Virginia State 3-0 (30-15, 30-14, 30-16).
Jennie Little was named the GLIAC NorthDivision Player of the Week for her performance over the weekend at Northern Kentucky.ÃƒƒÃ‚ƒÃƒ‚Ã‚‚ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ She had 44 killsin the four matches and a .313 hitting percentage.ÃƒƒÃ‚ƒÃƒ‚Ã‚‚ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ Little added 42 digs, 14 service aces, 10blocks and nine assists.ÃƒƒÃ‚ƒÃƒ‚Ã‚‚ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ She had 18 killsagainst Indianapolis and eightservice aces against West VirginiaState.
At Tech last night in the ÃƒƒÃ‚ƒÃƒ‚Ã‚¢ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚€ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚˜Cats first GLIAC match of theseason, Little again led the ÃƒƒÃ‚ƒÃƒ‚Ã‚¢ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚€ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚˜Cats with 21 kills in 43attempts for a hitting percentage of .372.ÃƒƒÃ‚ƒÃƒ‚Ã‚‚ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ Beth Honaker added 18 kills in the win.ÃƒƒÃ‚ƒÃƒ‚Ã‚‚ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ Kelli McCune had 53 assists for match-high honors.ÃƒƒÃ‚ƒÃƒ‚Ã‚‚ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ Anne Hasenstab on the defensive end had 17digs on the night.
At Northern Kentucky, HollyGreenamyre had a good weekend with 44 kills and a hitting percentage of.393.ÃƒƒÃ‚ƒÃƒ‚Ã‚‚ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ Beth Honaker also had over 40kills with 43 kills for the four matches.ÃƒƒÃ‚ƒÃƒ‚Ã‚‚ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ Honaker served 15 service aces while freshman Ashley Kiel had 10 serviceaces.ÃƒƒÃ‚ƒÃƒ‚Ã‚‚ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ Andrea Smith had a total of 22blocks for the two-day event at NKU with five block solos and 17 block assists.
The ÃƒƒÃ‚ƒÃƒ‚Ã‚¢ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚€ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚˜Cats are home this weekend as they take on Northwood onSaturday (Sept. 20) at and SaginawValley on Sunday (Sept. 21) at 1:00 p.m.