MARQUETTE, Mich. ÃƒƒÃ‚¢Ãƒ‚Ã‚€Ãƒ‚Ã‚“ Little less than a monthago the Northern Michigan University womenÃƒƒÃ‚¢Ãƒ‚Ã‚€Ãƒ‚Ã‚™s volleyball team took care of theLake Superior State Lakers in four games in Sault Ste. Marie.ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ Saturday at theVandament Arena the tables were turned around.ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ The Lakers won the first twogames of the match 26-30 and 25-30 to take the early advantage.ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ NMU won gamesthree and four (30-20 and 30-17) to tie the match.ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ LSSU won the fifth anddeciding game for the win (10-15).ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚
The ÃƒƒÃ‚¢Ãƒ‚Ã‚€Ãƒ‚Ã‚˜Cats fall to 11-10 overall and 8-5 in the Great LakesIntercollegiate Athletic Conference (GLIAC).ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ LSSU is now 8-18 and 5-8respectively.
For the match the ÃƒƒÃ‚¢Ãƒ‚Ã‚€Ãƒ‚Ã‚˜Cats had a hitting percentage of .250 on85-216 kills.ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ The first two games of the match NMU had a hitting percentage of.292 for the first game (21-48) and .148 for the second game (18-54). ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ The middlegames which the ÃƒƒÃ‚¢Ãƒ‚Ã‚€Ãƒ‚Ã‚˜Cats won with a hitting percentage of .304 for the third game(18-46) and .308 for the fourth game (22-52).ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ In the fifth game the ÃƒƒÃ‚¢Ãƒ‚Ã‚€Ãƒ‚Ã‚˜Cats hadsix kills in 16 total attempts for a hitting percentage of .125.ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚
Nicole Hintze had a career-high 25 kills for the match.ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ Holly Greenamyre added 18 kills.ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ Sara Keilman and Megan Elliot both had 10kills.ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ Vanessa Vincent led the Lakers with 22 kills.ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ Brittany McGowan had 52assists for the ÃƒƒÃ‚¢Ãƒ‚Ã‚€Ãƒ‚Ã‚˜Cats.
Hintze added 24 digs and two block assists on Saturdayafternoon.ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ Breanne Zaremba chipped in with 16 digs and two block assists.ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ Stephanie Cross had 10 digs on the defensive front to go along with her threeservice aces.ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ Sam Schulte added one block solo and four block assists.ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚
Next week the ÃƒƒÃ‚¢Ãƒ‚Ã‚€Ãƒ‚Ã‚˜Cats host Grand Valley State on Saturday,Oct. 29 at 4 p.m. before Ferris State rolls in on Sunday, Oct. 30 at 1 p.m.