Press Box




MARQUETTE, Mich. â€Â“ On Sept. 18, 2004the Northwood University Timberwolves gave the Northern Michigan UniversityWildcats their first loss as the â€Â˜Cats fell 3-2 to the Wolves. The â€Â˜Cats havebeen planning their revenge ever since, and succeeded on Sunday afternoon at theVandament Arena as the number 18th ranked â€Â˜Cats beat the number 16th rankedWolves in three straight games (30-27, 31-29, 30-23). With this win the â€Â˜Catsimprove to 18-4 overall and 10-4 in the GLIAC.  Northwood falls to 18-6 and10-5 in the conference.


Offensively the â€Â˜Cats played three strong games finishingthe match with 50 kills on 102 total attempts with only 12 errors, for a .373hitting percentage. Andrea Smith led the â€Â˜Cats with 15 kills on 29 attemptswhile teammate Holly Greenamyre added 14 kills on 25 attempts.  Both Smith andGreenamyre had hitting percentages above .400. 


Defensively the Wildcat blockers got the job done today. The â€Â˜Cats finished the match with 10 team blocks while Northwood only recordedtwo. Sophomore Ashley Kiel led the Wildcat blockers with four block assists. Ã‚ 


This week the â€Â˜Cats take on their GLIAC U.P. rivals MichiganTech and Lake Superior State.  The â€Â˜Cats travel to Houghton on Wednesday, Oct.27, to take on the Huskies whom the â€Â˜Cats defeated in five games (30-13, 30-16,25-30, 18-30, 15-5) back on Sept. 14. Ã‚  On Friday, Oct. 29, at 7:00 p.m. theâ€Â˜Cats will host the Lake Superior State Lakers in their last home contest ofthe 2004 regular season.  



Prepared By
Bridget Berube
S.W.A. - Compliance Coordinator