'Cats And Warriors Finally Play
DETROIT, Mich. ÃƒƒÃ‚¢Ãƒ‚Ã‚€Ãƒ‚Ã‚“ The Northern Michigan University volleyball team finally got to play the Wayne State Warriors.ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ The matchoriginally scheduled for Oct. 7 in Marquette was postponed because the refereesdid not show up on time.ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ So, the ÃƒƒÃ‚¢Ãƒ‚Ã‚€Ãƒ‚Ã‚˜Cats and the Warriors played the matchtonight in Detroit.ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚
NMU was scheduled to be down state to face Northwood(Saturday) and Saginaw Valley (Sunday) this weekend.ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ After dropping the firstgame of the match (17-30), NMU settled down and took the next three for the win(30-28, 30-22 and 30-12).ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ The ÃƒƒÃ‚¢Ãƒ‚Ã‚€Ãƒ‚Ã‚˜Cats are now 14-10 overall and 11-5 in theGreat Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (GLIAC).ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ The Warriors fall to14-9 and 6-9 respectively.
Three ÃƒƒÃ‚¢Ãƒ‚Ã‚€Ãƒ‚Ã‚˜Cats were the big hitters on the night as they allhad over 10 kills each.ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ Andrea Smith led the way with 20 kills.ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ She ended thematch with a hitting percentage of .311.ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ Next in the column were Nicole Hintzewith 15 kills and Sam Schulte with 12.ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ Brittany McGowan had a team-high 35assists while teammate Rachel Martinez added 11.ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ McGowan added three serviceaces and 20 digs.ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ NMU had a hitting percentage of .304 for the third game and.367 for the fourth.ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚
As a team the ÃƒƒÃ‚¢Ãƒ‚Ã‚€Ãƒ‚Ã‚˜Cats had 18 block assists and only one blocksolo.ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ Holly Greenamyre led the way at the net with one block solo and fourblock assists.ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ Schulte and Breanne Zaremba each had four block assists.ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ Zaremba added a match-high 27 digs.ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ Liz Kohn added 16 digs.