'Cats Go Two-for-erie
ERIE, Pa. ÃƒƒÃ‚¢Ãƒ‚Ã‚€Ãƒ‚Ã‚“ For the second night in a row the Northern Michigan University womenÃƒƒÃ‚¢Ãƒ‚Ã‚€Ãƒ‚Ã‚™s volleyball team just needed three games to win theirmatch.ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ The victim on Friday night was the Golden Knights of Gannon University(30-8, 30-16 and 30-22).ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ With the win the ÃƒƒÃ‚¢Ãƒ‚Ã‚€Ãƒ‚Ã‚˜Cats won their fifth straight matchof the season and are now 6-5 overall and 3-0 in the GLIAC.ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ Gannon drops to5-7 and 0-2 in conference play.
In the first two games of the match the ÃƒƒÃ‚¢Ãƒ‚Ã‚€Ãƒ‚Ã‚˜Cats had a hittingpercentage of .436 in the first game (19/39) and .407 in the second game(15/27).ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ Sam Schulte had a sizzling .667 hitting percentage on 13 kills in 18total attempts.ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ Holly Greenamyre added 11 kills in the win.
Brittany McGowan dished the rock 23 times for match-highhonors.ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ NMU had nine service aces on the night as Paris Malin led the way withthree.ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ Breanne Zaremba added seven digs and two block assists.ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ Schulte addedfive digs, one block solo and four block assists.
The ÃƒƒÃ‚¢Ãƒ‚Ã‚€Ãƒ‚Ã‚˜Cats will finally have a home match next week with a weekendtilt against Northwood on Friday night (Sept. 23) at 7 p.m. and Saginaw Valleyon Saturday afternoon (Sept. 24) at 4 p.m.