Holmes slams down a kill Saturday
Ky. - Tristen Dye and Julie Lewis combined for 33 kills Saturday
afternoon as Northern Kentucky University defeated West Virginia
State, 30-12, 30-20, 30-26, in Regents Hall.
down 17 kills and hit .517 for NKU, which improved to 25-6 overall
with the non-conference victory. Lewis added 16 kills and a .483
hitting percentage as the Norse finished with a perfect (9-0) home
record this season.
finished with 14 kills and a .385 hitting percentage for NKU, which
attacked at a .418 clip for the match. Andrea Lanham recorded 50
assists, five kills and a .556 hitting percentage.
served up three aces for NKU, which collected 10 aces as a team.
The Norse finished with a 64-31 advantage in kills and held West
Virginia State (22-12) to a .196 hitting percentage.
added two service aces and a team-leading nine digs for the Norse,
while Kristina Eisenmenger had nine kills. Dye also added two aces
for the Norse.
NKU begins play at the
Great Lakes Valley Conference Tournament next Thursday at Kansas
City, Mo. NKU will be the No. 3 seed and play sixth-seeded Lewis
in the first round.
Rockhurst will be the
No. 1 seed, while Southern Illinois at Edwardsville is the No. 2