Press Box


MARQUETTE, Mich. â€Â“ Qi Wang, the head womenâ€Â™svolleyball coach at Northern Michigan University, announces that Cassie Osieckiand Heidi Breitenfeldt have committed to attend NMU and play volleyball for theWildcats next year.


Breitnfeldt (Mosinee, Wis.) is a 6-3 middle hitter/blocker wholed her team with 328 kills, 30 block solos and 58 block assists.  She was afirst-team all-conference and an honorable mention all-state selection for the2005 season. 


Osiecki (Hampshire, Ill.), a 5-7 libero/defensive specialist,was a unanimous selection to the 2005 All-Big Northern Conference team.  Shehas led her team in digs the past three seasons.  For the 2005 season Osieckihad 212 digs and 310 kills.  Osiecki was recently named to the NorthwestHerald All-Area Volleyball team.


â€ÂœWe are expecting both of them to be elite players based ontheir efforts and quality of our training program,â€Â Wang said. 




Prepared By
Dave Faiella
Sports Information Director