Volleyball 'Cats Snap Skid And Sweep Huskies
MARQUETTE, Mich. ÃƒƒÃ‚¢Ãƒ‚Ã‚€Ãƒ‚Ã‚“ Home must be sweet for the Northern Michigan University womenÃƒƒÃ‚¢Ãƒ‚Ã‚€Ãƒ‚Ã‚™s volleyball team.ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ The ÃƒƒÃ‚¢Ãƒ‚Ã‚€Ãƒ‚Ã‚˜Cats coming off a road trip toOhio where they were swept by Ashland (0-3) and Findlay (0-3) the squad took itout on the Michigan Tech Huskies on Tuesday night.ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ NMU took the broom to theHuskies to win the match in three (30-22, 30-19 and 30-16).ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ With the win theÃƒƒÃ‚¢Ãƒ‚Ã‚€Ãƒ‚Ã‚˜Cats snapped its two-game skid and are now 11-9 overall and 8-4 in the GreatLakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (GLIAC).ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ MTU falls to 9-12 and 5-7respectively.
Andrea Smith led the ÃƒƒÃ‚¢Ãƒ‚Ã‚€Ãƒ‚Ã‚˜Cats with 20 kills on the night.ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ Shehad 37 total attempts and ended the match with a .486 hitting percentage.ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ As ateam the ÃƒƒÃ‚¢Ãƒ‚Ã‚€Ãƒ‚Ã‚˜Cats had a hitting percentage of .357 (55-112).ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ Holly Greenamyreadded 14 kills while teammate Nicole Hintze had 13.ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ Brittany McGowan had 34assists for match-high honors.ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ Kelsey Skoog led the Huskies with 10 kills.ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚
Madeleine McNally had 20 digs to lead all players.ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ Greenamyre added a block solo and two block assists.ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ Hintze had three serviceaces for the match on the stat sheet.
The ÃƒƒÃ‚¢Ãƒ‚Ã‚€Ãƒ‚Ã‚˜Cats are back in action, at the Vandament Arena, onSaturday afternoon (Oct. 22) at 4 p.m. against Lake Superior State.