ERIE, Pa. ÃƒƒÃ‚¢Ãƒ‚Ã‚€Ãƒ‚Ã‚“ The Northern Michigan University womenÃƒƒÃ‚¢Ãƒ‚Ã‚€Ãƒ‚Ã‚™s volleyball squad won their fourth straight match on Thursday night at Mercyhurst College.ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ NMU won the match in three straight by scores of 30-18, 30-25 and30-22.ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ The ÃƒƒÃ‚¢Ãƒ‚Ã‚€Ãƒ‚Ã‚˜Cats are now .500 on the season with a 5-5 overall slate and a 2-0mark in GLIAC play.ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ Mercyhurst falls to 11-2 overall and 1-1 in conferenceaction.
Holly Greenamyre led all players with 15 kills on thenight.ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ She ended the match with a hitting percentage of .393 (15/28).ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ AndreaSmith added seven kills in the win.ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ Brittany McGowan had a match-high 34assists.ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚
On the defensive front three ÃƒƒÃ‚¢Ãƒ‚Ã‚€Ãƒ‚Ã‚˜Cats had over 10 digs.ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ Leading the way was Nicole Hintze with 12 digs as she was followed by BreanneZaremba with 11 and Paris Malin had 10.ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ Sara Keilman at the net had two blocksolos and a block assist.
For the match the ÃƒƒÃ‚¢Ãƒ‚Ã‚€Ãƒ‚Ã‚˜Cats had a hitting percentage of .272(49/125).ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ NMU had a hitting percentage in two of the three games at .300 orbetter.ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ The opening game of the match, NMU hit at .306 percent (15/36).ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ Inthe third game, the ÃƒƒÃ‚¢Ãƒ‚Ã‚€Ãƒ‚Ã‚˜Cats were at .300 percent (16/40).
NMU will stay in Erie, Pa. to take on Gannon University tomorrow night (Sept. 16).