NMU Volleyball Swept In Ohio
FINDLAY, Ohio ÃƒƒÃ‚¢Ãƒ‚Ã‚€Ãƒ‚Ã‚“ The Northern Michigan University womenÃƒƒÃ‚¢Ãƒ‚Ã‚€Ãƒ‚Ã‚™s volleyball teamÃƒƒÃ‚¢Ãƒ‚Ã‚€Ãƒ‚Ã‚™s travel to Ohio this weekend will not go down as afun trip.ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ For the second day the ÃƒƒÃ‚¢Ãƒ‚Ã‚€Ãƒ‚Ã‚˜Cats were swept, today The University ofFindlay did the sweeping.ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ The Oilers won 21-30, 22-30 and 29-31.ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ NMU is now10-9 overall and 7-4 in the Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference(GLIAC).ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ UF improves to 16-8 and 8-4 respectively.
Andrea Smith had 17 kills to collect match-high honors.ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ Nicole Hintze was the only other ÃƒƒÃ‚¢Ãƒ‚Ã‚€Ãƒ‚Ã‚˜Cat to break the 10 kills mark with 13.ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ NMUhad a hitting percentage of .176 for the match with 48 kills in 125 attempts.ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ Brittany McGowan had 32 assists for the match.
Hintze added eight digs in the loss as did Breanne Zaremba.ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ The ÃƒƒÃ‚¢Ãƒ‚Ã‚€Ãƒ‚Ã‚˜Cats did not register a block solo on the day, but Sara Keilman andMadeleine McNally each had two block assists.ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ As a team NMU had three teamblocks.
This week the ÃƒƒÃ‚¢Ãƒ‚Ã‚€Ãƒ‚Ã‚˜Cats will have two home matches.ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ It allbegins on Tuesday night (Oct. 18) against Michigan Tech.ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ Saturday (Oct. 22)the ÃƒƒÃ‚¢Ãƒ‚Ã‚€Ãƒ‚Ã‚˜Cats host the Lakers of Lake Superior State.