MARQUETTE, Mich. ÃƒƒÃ‚¢Ãƒ‚Ã‚€Ãƒ‚Ã‚“ Jennie Littleended the match with a hitting percentage of .524, as she had 14 kills on 21total attempts and two service aces as the Northern Michigan Universityvolleyball team beat the Ferris State Bulldogs 3-0 (30-28, 30-27, 30-23) onFriday night. NMU is now 11-1 on the season and 3-1 in the GLIAC.ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ The Bulldogsare now 10-3 overall for the season and 2-1 in the GLIAC.
The ÃƒƒÃ‚¢Ãƒ‚Ã‚€Ãƒ‚Ã‚˜Cats had a balanced scoring attack as LittleÃƒƒÃ‚¢Ãƒ‚Ã‚€Ãƒ‚Ã‚™steammates Andrea Smith and Aimee Dewitte added 11 and 9 kills respectively tothe win. As a team the ÃƒƒÃ‚¢Ãƒ‚Ã‚€Ãƒ‚Ã‚˜Cats had 54 kills on 118 attempts with only 16errors, a hitting percentage of .322.
Dewitt and Ashley Kiel had 14 and 11 digs respectively tolead the ÃƒƒÃ‚¢Ãƒ‚Ã‚€Ãƒ‚Ã‚˜Cats defensively. Kiel added three block assists in the winwhile teammate Andrea Smith added 1 block solo and 2 block assists. BrittanyMcGowan had 17 sets and Kelli McCune had 14 assists to balance the ÃƒƒÃ‚¢Ãƒ‚Ã‚€Ãƒ‚Ã‚˜Cats on thenight.
The Bulldogs were led by Karla Fairbanks with a match high20 kills on 39 attempts, while teammate Ashley Green dished out a match high 32assists.
The ÃƒƒÃ‚¢Ãƒ‚Ã‚€Ãƒ‚Ã‚˜Cats are back in action tomorrow (Sept.25) when theyhost Grand Valley State at 4 p.m. Grand Valley is ranked 11th in thenation by the AVCA Division II Coaches Poll.