Ky. - The Northern Kentucky University volleyball team made Senior
Night a winning evening for Lynne Fischesser and Julie Lewis with
a three-game sweep over Kentucky Wesleyan on Friday.
Fischesser, a graduate
of Notre Dame Academy, hammered down seven kills and attacked at
a 1.000 clip as the Norse posted a 30-13, 30-16, 30-12 win over
Kentucky Wesleyan in Regents Hall. Lewis had nine kills, two service
aces and a .529 hitting percentage as NKU improved
to 32-0 all-time against Kentucky Wesleyan.
added a team-leading 13 kills and a .867 hitting percentage for
the Norse, who are 24-6 overall, 12-4 in the Great Lakes Valley
Conference. Eisenmenger also had two block assists for the Norse,
who attacked at a .522 clip as a team and coasted to the win.
Andrea Lanham, also a graduate of Notre Dame Academy, moved into
second place in Norse history with 3,323 career assists. Lanham
finished with 40 assists Friday and added four kills, six digs and
three service aces.
collected 11 kills and hit .471, while Liz Holmes added eight kills,
three service aces and eight digs. Fischesser led the Norse defense
with nine digs as NKU limited Kentucky Wesleyan (2-22 overall, 0-15
GLVC) to a .011 hitting percentage.
NKU will wrap
up the regular season at 2 p.m. Saturday with a non-conference match
in Regents Hall against West Virginia State. The
Norse begin play at the GLVC Tournament next Thursday at Kansas
Rockhurst captured the
GLVC regular-season title and No. 1 seed in the GLVC Tournament
Friday night with a win at Wisconsin-Parkside.