'Cats Pick Up Two Wins In One Day
ROMEOVILLE, Ill. ÃƒƒÃ‚¢Ãƒ‚Ã‚€Ãƒ‚Ã‚“ The machine that is called theNorthern Michigan University volleyball team keeps rolling along as they wontheir 30th and 31st regular season match in a row onSaturday at the GLVC-GLIAC crossover tournament.ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ The ÃƒƒÃ‚¢Ãƒ‚Ã‚€Ãƒ‚Ã‚˜Cats oustedWisconsin-Parkside in three games (30-25, 30-18, 30-19) and then for the secondtime in three days the ÃƒƒÃ‚¢Ãƒ‚Ã‚€Ãƒ‚Ã‚˜Cats defeated Lewis University.ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ This time the Flyershad the ÃƒƒÃ‚¢Ãƒ‚Ã‚€Ãƒ‚Ã‚˜Cats on the ropes early as the home team took the first game of thematch 26-30 before NMU would rattle off three games in a row (30-21, 30-25,30-24) for the win.ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ The ÃƒƒÃ‚¢Ãƒ‚Ã‚€Ãƒ‚Ã‚˜Cats leave the tournament with an 8-0 overallrecord.ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚
In the three-game win over Parkside the ÃƒƒÃ‚¢Ãƒ‚Ã‚€Ãƒ‚Ã‚˜Cats were led byAimee Dewitte with 12 kills in 21 total attempts for a hitting percentage of.571.ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ Jennie Little added 11 kills while Andrea Smith had 10.ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ Dewitte addedfive service aces in the win and two block assists.ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ Liz Kohn had a team-high12 digs.ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ Brittany McGowan had a match-high 22 assists.
Against Lewis, Little was the main weapon with a match-best17 kills.ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ Holly Greenamyre added 13 kills in the win.ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ Three ÃƒƒÃ‚¢Ãƒ‚Ã‚€Ãƒ‚Ã‚˜Cats all had 11kills for the match as Dewitte, Ashley Kiel and Smith were the players.ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ Kieland Dewitte had 20 and 19 digs respectively for the match.ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ Kiel and Littlewere impressive at the net with six and five block assists respectively.ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ McGowan again dished the ball 34 times for the match.
The ÃƒƒÃ‚¢Ãƒ‚Ã‚€Ãƒ‚Ã‚˜Cats will open up GLIAC play this Tuesday night (Sept.14) against Michigan Tech at 7 p.m.ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ The team will unveil the 2003 GLIACchampionship banner before the match.