'Cats Bounce Back At Siue
EDWARDSVILLE, Ill. ÃƒƒÃ‚¢Ãƒ‚Ã‚€Ãƒ‚Ã‚“ The Northern Michigan University womenÃƒƒÃ‚¢Ãƒ‚Ã‚€Ãƒ‚Ã‚™s volleyball squad bounced back on Saturday with two wins at the SIUECougar Classic.ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ The ÃƒƒÃ‚¢Ãƒ‚Ã‚€Ãƒ‚Ã‚˜Cats defeated Drury in their first match of the day 3-1(22-30, 30-21, 30-24, 30-27) and then Missouri Southern in the afternoon matchin four games (30-23, 23-30, 30-17, 30-19).ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ With the two wins the ÃƒƒÃ‚¢Ãƒ‚Ã‚€Ãƒ‚Ã‚˜Cats arenow 3-5 on the season and will begin GLIAC play on Tuesday night, Sept. 13 atMichigan Tech.
Against Drury three ÃƒƒÃ‚¢Ãƒ‚Ã‚€Ãƒ‚Ã‚˜Cats had over 10 kills for the match.ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ Sam Schulte and Nicole Hintze both had 16 to pace the squad.ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ Holly Greenamyreadded 14 kills in the win.ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ For the match NMU had a hitting percentage of .209(69-182).ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ Brittany McGowan had a match-high 53 assists.ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ Hintze added 17 digsand two block assists to her play for the match.ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ Paris Malin and Megan Elliotboth added 13 digs against Drury.
Schulte again led the ÃƒƒÃ‚¢Ãƒ‚Ã‚€Ãƒ‚Ã‚˜Cats against Missouri Southern with16 kills.ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ Greenamyre added 15 while Hintze had 14 kills.ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ As a team NMU had ahitting percentage of .224 (62-170) for the match.ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ Andrea Smith ended thematch as the fourth ÃƒƒÃ‚¢Ãƒ‚Ã‚€Ãƒ‚Ã‚˜Cat with 10 or more kills as she had 10.ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ McGowan for thesecond match of the day had a match-high assists with 52.ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ Hintze and McGowanboth had over 20 digs with 22 and 21 respectively. Schulte added one block soloand three block assists with her play at the net.