Lakers Defeat 'Cats In Four
ALLENDALE, Mich. ÃƒƒÃ‚¢Ãƒ‚Ã‚€Ãƒ‚Ã‚“ The Grand Valley State UniversityLakers this season seem to have the ÃƒƒÃ‚¢Ãƒ‚Ã‚€Ãƒ‚Ã‚˜Cats number as they defeated NMU on Fridaynight in four games (34-36, 30-24, 25-30, 23-30).ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ The Lakers downed the ÃƒƒÃ‚¢Ãƒ‚Ã‚€Ãƒ‚Ã‚˜Catsin late September in five games in Marquette.ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ The loss probably eliminated theÃƒƒÃ‚¢Ãƒ‚Ã‚€Ãƒ‚Ã‚˜Cats from hosting a first round match in the GLIAC Volleyball Tournament nextweek.ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ NMU is now 20-5 overall on the season and 12-5 in the GLIAC.ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ GVSUimproves to 24-4 and 16-1 in conference action.
Aimee Dewitte led the ÃƒƒÃ‚¢Ãƒ‚Ã‚€Ãƒ‚Ã‚˜Cats on the night with 22 kills in 53attempts for a .302 hitting percentage.ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ She also added 20 digs and three blockassists.ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ Two other ÃƒƒÃ‚¢Ãƒ‚Ã‚€Ãƒ‚Ã‚˜Cats had more than 10 kills as Holly Greenamyre added 12while teammate Ashley Kiel had 11.ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚
Two other NMU players had over 20 digs on the night as LizKohn led the way with 29 and Kiel added 21.ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ Beth Honaker led the ÃƒƒÃ‚¢Ãƒ‚Ã‚€Ãƒ‚Ã‚˜Cats at thenet with two block solos and five block assists.ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ Greenamyre had two blocksolos and one block assist.ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ Andrea Smith had four block assists for thematch.ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ Brittany McGowan had a team-high 32 assists.
The ÃƒƒÃ‚¢Ãƒ‚Ã‚€Ãƒ‚Ã‚˜Cats are back in action tomorrow (Nov. 6) at Ferris State.