'Cats Drop Match To Grand Valley
ALLENDALE, Mich. ÃƒƒÃ‚¢Ãƒ‚Ã‚€Ãƒ‚Ã‚“ Friday night at Grand Valley State University the Northern Michigan University womenÃƒƒÃ‚¢Ãƒ‚Ã‚€Ãƒ‚Ã‚™s volleyball team wasdefeated in three straight by the Lakers.ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ The home team won by scores of18-30, 20-30 and 26-30.ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ NMU falls to 8-7 on the season and 5-2 in the GLIAC.ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ GVSU improves to 13-4 and 5-1 respectively.
Andrea Smith was the lone ÃƒƒÃ‚¢Ãƒ‚Ã‚€Ãƒ‚Ã‚˜Cat to crack over 10 kills on thenight as she ended the match with 11.ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ As a team, NMU had 33 kills in 120 totalattempts for a hitting percentage of .033.ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ Nicole Hintze was next with eightkills.
Brittany McGowan ended the contest with 15 assists and 11digs.ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ Megan Elliot had a team-leading 12 digs.ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ At the net, Schulte added twoblock solos and one block assist.ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ Smith had one block solo and two blockassists.
NMU travels up the road to Big Rapids, Mich. to face Ferris State tomorrow at 4 p.m.