October 31, 2006

Volleyball Season Comes To A Close

HILLSDALE, Mich. – Hillsdale College put a halt to the Northern Michigan University volleyball season on Tuesday night in the first round of the Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (GLIAC) Tournament with a three-game win (15-30, 25-30, 25-30). 
 
NMU ends the 2006 campaign with an overall record of 16-11. HC advances to the GLIAC Semifinals with a record of 28-0.
 
NMU had 35 kills on the night in 130 total attempts for a hitting percentage of .077. Kate Olechny was the top ‘Cat in the kills column with eight for the match. On the defensive front NMU had 63 digs as Cassie Osiecki led the team with 17. 
 
Brittany McGowan had 16 assists while teammate Rachel Martinez added 11. For the match the ‘Cats had one block solo and four block assists. Samantha Schulte had four service aces for NMU. 
 
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David Faiella
Sports Information Director
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