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Volleyball Moves To 2-0 In The GLIAC With 3-1 Win At Lake Superior State

Volleyball Moves To 2-0 In The GLIAC With 3-1 Win At Lake Superior State

OVERVIEW – LAKE SUPERIOR STATE

SCORES: 
Northwood Timberwolves 3, Lake Superior State Lakers 1 (25-22, 25-19, 21-25, 25-19)
RECORDS: Northwood (2-7, 2-0 GLIAC), Lake Superior State (3-7, 0-2 GLIAC)
LOCATION: Cooper Gymnasium – Sault Ste. Marie, Mich.
RECAP: Northwood moves to 2-0 in the GLIAC with a 3-1 road win over Lake Superior State Saturday afternoon (September 21).

INSIDE THE MATCH

  • The opening set featured huge runs for both teams. With the score tied 9-9, Lake Superior State scored seven straight points to go up 16-9. Northwood responded late in the set – after the Lakers were up 19-12, the Timberwolves registered 12 of the next 14 points on their way to a 25-22 opening set win. The Timberwolves took the set despite having a lower attack percentage – NU hit .167 (13-8-30) while LSSU finished at .212 (11-4-33).
  • Play-by-play of the final three sets are not available – only team stats.
  • NU's offense was better in the second set, hitting .211 (15-7-38) compared to the Lakers at .103 (10-6-39).
  • LSSU finished the third set at .214 (11-5-28), while Northwood hit .188 (11-5-32).
  • The Timberwolves had their best set offensively in the fourth, totaling 14 kills and two errors in 37 attempts (.324). Lake Superior finished the fourth at .167 (13-6-42).

MATCH STATS

  • HITTING: Northwood: .226 (53-22-137), Lake Superior State: .169 (45-21-142) 
  • DIGS: Northwood 66 (Lauren Bell – 24), Lake Superior State 53
  • BLOCKS: Northwood 1 (Grace Rekeweg/Karlie Wengorovius – 1), Lake Superior State 2
  • ACES: Northwood 3 (Mackenzie Kepler – 3), Lake Superior State 7

TOP NU PERFORMERS

UP NEXT

  • Northwood will travel to Ferris State Tuesday night (September 24). First serve is set for 7 p.m.